Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 88 km north of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 7 September 2020 at 09:27 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 7 Sep 2020 09:27:54 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.9914°S / 168.6102°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Kuwae (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) NNE of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) SSE of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NNE of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) NNE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
558 km (347 mi) NE of Poindimié (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,890) --> See nearby quakes!
600 km (373 mi) NE of Koné (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Ambrym Island (pop: 7,280) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Paama Island (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SE of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> 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||10 km||88 Km NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||USGS|
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