Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Coral Sea, 61 km west of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu, on Friday, 2 April 2010 at 06:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 61 km depth
Date & time: 2 Apr 2010 06:50:31 UTC
Depth: 60.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.443°S / 166.757°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) N of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NNW of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||61 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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