Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 113 km north of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 7 September 2020 at 12:53 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 155 km depth
7 Sep 13:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Depth: 154.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.525°S / 167.3569°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Gaua (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of Maewo Island (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NW of Pentecost Island (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) SSE of Hiw Island (pop: 269) --> 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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|4.5||155 km||64 Km NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu||USGS|
|4.5||157 km||Vanuatu Islands||GFZ|
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