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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: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:09 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.72°S / 169.11°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Traitor's Head (13 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 Sep 2017
Wed, 20 Sep 20:09 UTCM 6.4 / 200.2 km- 85km NNW of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS
Wed, 20 Sep 20:09 UTCM 6.4 / 200 km VANUATUEMSC

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)

 

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