Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 103 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 28 September 2020 at 14:11 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 28 Sep 2020 14:11:42 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.1041°S / 167.6064°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: North Vate (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) S of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) NNE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||102 Km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||USGS|
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