Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu) on Tuesday, 26 December 1995
Depth: 148.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.045°S / 169.928°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km (112 mi) SE of Isangel (pop: 1,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 26 Dec 07:15 UTC||M 4.4 / 148.2 km||Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu)||USGS|
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