Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 1 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 19:06 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Sep 19:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 53 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Sep 2020 19:06:49 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.98°S / 167.8°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Epi (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) NW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SSE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Paama Island (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||10 km||100 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||EMSC|
|M 4.7||10 km||99 Km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||USGS|
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