Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Coral Sea, 52 km northeast of Lataroa Island, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Friday, September 20, 2013 15:13:35
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 122 km depth
20 Sep 04:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Sep 2013 04:13:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, September 20, 2013 15:13:35
Depth: 121.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.9184°S / 167.5082°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NW of Pentecost Island (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) N of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of Ambrym Island (pop: 7,280) --> 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||122 km||VANUATU||EMSC|
|M 4.3||122 km||51km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu||USGS|
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