Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 341 km northeast of Nouméa, Province Sud, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, on 24 Oct 12:03 am (GMT +11) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 341 km northeast of Nouméa, Province Sud, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, on 24 Oct 12:03 am (GMT +11)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Oct 13:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 36 minutes.
23 Oct 13:44: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.4 to 10.0 km (from 42 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 31 km (19.4 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 23 Oct 2020 13:03:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Oct 12:03 am (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.7485°S / 169.3105°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) S of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) ENE of Tadine (Maré, New Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) E of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) E of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) ENE of Mont-Dore (New Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) ENE of Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) ENE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) ENE of Païta (New Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SSE of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) ENE of Bourail (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,830) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) S of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 24.3°C (76 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.310 km133 Km S of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS
M 4.310 km134 Km S of Isangel, VanuatuEMSC

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