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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 111 Km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Monday, 28 September 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 111 Km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Monday, 28 September 2020
28 Sep 01:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 28 September 2020 00:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 28 Sep 11:53 am (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.7507°S / 167.2662°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: North Vate (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) W of Port-Vila (pop: 35,900)
184 km (115 mi) S of Lakatoro (pop: 700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 26.1°C (79 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
28 Sep 11:53 am (GMT +11) (28 Sep 00:53:40 UTC)M 4.8 / 10 km111 Km W of Port-Vila, VanuatuUSGS
Mon, 28 Sep 00:53 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km111 Km W of Port-Vila, VanuatuEMSC
Mon, 28 Sep 00:53 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km115 Km W of Port-Vila, VanuatuGFZ

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 111 Km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Monday, 28 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 20 Sep 1920 14:39
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    100 years ago
    |
    292km / 181mi
    | Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)
  • 06 Feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    813km / 505mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 Jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    40 years ago
    |
    599km / 372mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 02 Dec 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    70 years ago
    |
    80km / 50mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 Oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    89 years ago
    |
    992km / 616mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 09 Aug 1901 13:01
    | 7.9 |
    unknown
    |
    119 years ago
    |
    552km / 343mi
    | Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)
  • 07 Oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    590km / 366mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 Dec 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    54 years ago
    |
    634km / 394mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 Dec 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    63 years ago
    |
    596km / 371mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 16 Jun 1910 06:30
    | 7.8 |
    100km / 62mi
    |
    110 years ago
    |
    306km / 190mi
    | Vanuatu
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