Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Coral Sea, 32 km east of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Thursday, October 03, 2013 02:06:48
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 101 km depth
2 Oct 16:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 46 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Oct 2013 15:06:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, October 03, 2013 02:06:48
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.9363°S / 167.3457°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NW of Pentecost Island (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) N of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||101 km||34km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu||USGS|
|M 4.9||116 km||VANUATU||EMSC|
|M 4.6||114 km||Vanuatu Islands||GFZ|
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