Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, Vanuatu, on Saturday, 20 February 2021 at 00:44 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, Vanuatu, on Saturday, 20 February 2021 at 00:44 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 00:44:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.6446°S / 168.8372°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (82 mi) SSW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NE of Tadine (Maré, New Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) E of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NE of Mont-Dore (New Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NE of Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) ENE of Païta (New Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (190 mi) NE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) S of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (225 mi) ENE of Bourail (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,830) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.710 km130 Km SSW of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

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