Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 87 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 03:27 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 6 Sep 2020 03:27:31 UTC -
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.0285°S / 167.9673°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Epi (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) NNE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) N of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) NNE of Poindimié (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,890) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) NE of Koné (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Paama Island (pop: 1,630) --> 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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|M 4.5||35 km||86 Km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||USGS|
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