Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Coral Sea, 47 km east of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Thursday, 25 March 1999 at 08:11 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 111 km depth
Date & time: 25 Mar 1999 08:11:08 UTC
Depth: 110.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.518°S / 167.598°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) E of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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