Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Coral Sea, 13 km southwest of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu, on Friday, 6 June 1986 at 17:08 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 215 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jun 1986 17:08:49 UTC
Depth: 215.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.615°S / 167.218°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) NW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> 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||215 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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