Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Coral Sea, Vanuatu, on Saturday, 11 January 1986 at 09:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 11 Jan 1986 09:09:51 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.93°S / 166.283°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) W of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NW of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NNW of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) S of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
612 km (380 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe, Solomon Islands) (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||33 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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