Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Penama Province, 271 km north of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, August 11, 2013 09:39:43
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 115 km depth
10 Aug 23:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2013 22:39:43 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, August 11, 2013 09:39:43
Depth: 115.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.3388°S / 167.8844°E (Penama Province, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Luganville (Sanma) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Port-Olry (Sanma) (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Norsup (Malampa) (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Sola (Torba) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) N of Port Vila (Shefa) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||115 km||79km ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu||USGS|
|M 4.9||125 km||VANUATU||EMSC|
|M 4.8||123 km||Vanuatu Islands||GFZ|
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