Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 40 km west of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, 15 Nov 2020 7:59 am (GMT +11) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake Coral Sea, 39 km west of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, 14 Nov 2020 5:42 pm (GMT +11), which had occurred 14 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 40 km west of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, 15 Nov 2020 7:59 am (GMT +11)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 37 km depth

14 Nov 21:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
20 Nov 00:50: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.1 to 37.1 km (from 22 to 23 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2020 20:59:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 15 Nov 2020 7:59 am (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 37.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.5414°S / 168.8971°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSE of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NE of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) NNE of Tadine (Maré, New Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) ENE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) NE of Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) NE of Mont-Dore (New Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) NE of Païta (New Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) NE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) SSE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NW of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.837 km40 Km W of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS
M 4.448 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ

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