Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 366 km north of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:01 am (GMT +11) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 366 km north of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:01 am (GMT +11)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 221 km depth

30 Oct 13:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 13:01:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:01 am (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 221.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.2342°S / 166.9311°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Motlav (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (130 mi) SE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) N of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) N of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
824 km (512 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNE of Hiw Island (pop: 269) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.7221 km193 Km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu, Solomon IslandsUSGS
4.7219 kmSanta Cruz Islands, Solomon IslandsEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
anatalya Tekirova / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 10-15 s
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