Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 132 km west of Tanna Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 15 Feb 2021 8:13 pm (GMT +11) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 132 km west of Tanna Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 15 Feb 2021 8:13 pm (GMT +11)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.7 at 10 km depth

15 Feb 09:59 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 45 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Feb 2021 09:13:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 15 févr. 2021 20:13 (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.51°S / 168.07°E (Mer de Corail, Vanuatu)
Volcan le plus près: Yasur (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km O de Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
178 km NNE de Wé (Lifou, Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
199 km S de Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
205 km NE de Fayaoué (Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 4,410) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
227 km N de Tadin (Maré, Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
339 km NNE de Dumbéa (Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
342 km NNE de Païta (Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
344 km NNE de Mont-Dore (Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 24,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
351 km NNE de Nouméa (Nouvelle-Calédonie) (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
390 km S de Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
132 km O de Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
198 km ONO de Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.710 kmVANUATUEMSC
4.710 km126 Km W of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Port Vila (202.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
shefa efate / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
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