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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 198.0 to 200.0 km.
Sep 20 20:33: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.4.
Date & time: Wed, 20 Sep 20:09:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.72°S / 169.11°E
Nearest volcano: Traitor's Head (13 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 20 Sep
Wed, 20 Sep 20:09 UTCM 6.4 / 200.2 km- 85km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Wed, 20 Sep 20:09 UTCM 6.4 / 200 km VANUATU[Map]EMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
noumea / not felt
Port Moresby / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Athens (16169.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Not felt
Wolvega, Netherland (15950.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu (136.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(139.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(Vanuatu) (155 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Started with light shake, then sporadic firm shakes, slowly lessening. Duration about 45 seconds... (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 2 Oct
Mon, 2 Oct 21:37 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (177 km)- Vanuatu region
[Map]
USGS
Wolvega, Netherland (15986.7 km ENE from epicenter) / not felt
Niko (445.3 km SW from epicenter) / not felt: Every people already move out from the island. Is on level 4 (via app)
Sun, 12 Nov
Sun, 12 Nov 09:54 UTCM 4.9 / 80.2 km - [info] (62 km)- 73km NW of Isangel, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 2 Jan
Tue, 2 Jan 08:10 UTCM 4.9 / 251 km - [info]Traitor's Head (6 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ

 

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