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M6.1 earthquake - 104km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Thursday, 28 February 2013 at 03:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 104km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Thursday, 28 February 2013

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 104km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Thursday, 28 February 2013
Date & time: Thursday, 28 February 2013 03:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:09
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 15.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.7706°S / 167.341°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: North Vate (112 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 28 Feb 2013
Thu, 28 Feb 03:09 UTCM 5.9 / 15 km VANUATUEMSC
Thu, 28 Feb 03:09 UTCM 5.9 / 19 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
Thu, 28 Feb 03:09 UTCM 5.9 / 87 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu

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