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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Sunday, 19 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Sunday, 19 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Sunday, 19 June 2016
19 Jun 09:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Jun 19 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Jun 19 10:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Date & time: Sunday, 19 June 2016 09:47 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.53°S / 169.62°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) SE of Isangel (pop: 1,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 19 Jun 09:47 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
Sun, 19 Jun 09:47 UTCM 6.3 / 10 km VANUATUEMSC
2016-06-19 20:47:22 +11:00 (19 Jun 09:47:22 UTC)M 6.3 / 13.6 km- 112km S of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

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Asia / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : The Asian people ran and I got scared then the building g collapsed upon my son

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Vanuatu Islands, 19 Jun 2016 09:47

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 15 Dec 2016 17:39 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    123 km (76.4 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Oct 2016 22:35 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Jul 2016 00:11 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    158 km (98.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Jul 2016 05:35 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    145 km (90.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Jun 2016 01:43 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Sunday, 19 June 2016
 

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