Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Coral Sea, 62 km north of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Saturday, 14 June 1986 at 19:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 14 Jun 1986 19:24:01 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.522°S / 167.272°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Gaua (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) NNE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 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: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||33 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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