Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 107 km north of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 28 September 2020 at 19:41 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 60 km depth
29 Sep 01:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 hours.
Date & time: 28 Sep 2020 19:41:29 UTC -
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.84°S / 167.95°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Epi (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SE of Lakatoro (pop: 705) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (207 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Paama Island (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||60 km||107 Km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||BMKG|
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