Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Coral Sea, 46 km west of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, on Monday, 5 May 1986 at 04:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 214 km depth
Date & time: 5 May 1986 04:24:48 UTC
Depth: 214.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.792°S / 167.132°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) W of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) N of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||214 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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