Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Coral Sea, 35 km north of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Saturday, 18 January 1986 at 16:49 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 247 km depth
Date & time: 18 Jan 1986 16:49:38 UTC
Depth: 247.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.747°S / 167.191°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Gaua (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||247 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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