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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Aug 21 22:41: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.6.
Aug 21 22:44: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.8.
Date & time: Tue, 21 Aug 22:32:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.96°S / 168.1°E
Nearest volcano: Ambrym (28 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 21 Aug
Tue, 21 Aug 22:32 UTCM 5.9 / 33.7 kmVanuatu Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 21 Aug 22:32 UTCM 6.5 / 13.4 km- 79km E of Lakatoro, Vanuatu[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
trinidad / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(191.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(2013.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 22 Aug
Wed, 22 Aug 17:34 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (38 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 17 Sep
Mon, 17 Sep 00:24 UTCM 5.6 / 138 km - [info] (55 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 21 Sep
Fri, 21 Sep 00:25 UTCM 4.9 / 49.6 km - [info]Ambrym (16 km) - Vanuatu- 78km E of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 26 Sep
Wed, 26 Sep 00:51 UTCM 4.9 / 128 km - [info] (48 km) VANUATU[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Sep
Sat, 29 Sep 18:34 UTCM 5.1 / 40 km - [info] (44 km) VANUATU
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 9 Oct
Tue, 9 Oct 17:39 UTCM 4.7 / 40.3 km - [info] (79 km)- 29km S of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 13 Oct
Sat, 13 Oct 13:33 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (78 km)- 150km E of Luganville, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 29 Oct
Mon, 29 Oct 07:41 UTCM 5.0 / 183 km - [info]Ambrym (19 km) - Vanuatu VANUATU
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 2 Dec
Sun, 2 Dec 03:36 UTCM 4.7 / 202 km - [info] VANUATU[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Dec
Sat, 15 Dec 07:19 UTCM 4.9 / 23.8 km - [info]Ambrym (16 km) - Vanuatu- 65km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 15 Dec 19:29 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Ambrym (15 km) - Vanuatu- 72km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 15 Dec 20:21 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Lopevi (19 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 15 Dec 21:34 UTCM 4.9 / 47.2 km - [info]- 86km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Dec 22:23 UTCM 4.5 / 46.1 km - [info]Lopevi (22 km)- 93km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 16 Dec (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 16 Dec 02:43 UTCM 5.0 / 34.2 km - [info]Ambrym (6 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 16 Dec 07:44 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Ambrym (4 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 16 Dec 09:48 UTCM 5.6 / 32.8 km - [info]Lopevi (8 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 16 Dec 10:31 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info]Lopevi (14 km) VANUATU
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 16 Dec 15:03 UTCM 5.0 / 36.3 km - [info]Ambrym (23 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 16 Dec 16:15 UTCM 5.0 / 58.5 km - [info]- 91km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Sun, 16 Dec 17:12 UTCM 5.0 / 26.7 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 16 Dec 17:59 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info]Lopevi (19 km)- 89km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 16 Dec 18:28 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info]Lopevi (14 km)- 94km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 17 Dec
Mon, 17 Dec 06:52 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Epi (11 km) - Vanuatu- 108km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 17 Dec 07:16 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 73km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Mon, 17 Dec 08:04 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Lopevi (16 km)- 95km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Port Vila / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sudden and strong jolt followed by slow movement. About 10 seconds
Port havannah (129.6 km S from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Slight rumble followed by what felt like the bed being kicked.
(154.5 km S from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Read all reports
Tue, 18 Dec
Tue, 18 Dec 05:27 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info]Ambrym (27 km) - Vanuatu- 50km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 19 Dec
Wed, 19 Dec 04:10 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info]- 53km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Thu, 20 Dec
Thu, 20 Dec 05:52 UTCM 4.5 / 19.3 km - [info]- 30km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec
Fri, 21 Dec 22:24 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (30 km) VANUATU
[Map]
EMSC
Los Angeles, CA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sun, 23 Dec
Sun, 23 Dec 20:29 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] VANUATU[Map]EMSC
Wed, 26 Dec
Wed, 26 Dec 03:23 UTCM 5.1 / 35 km - [info]Ambrym (27 km) - Vanuatu- 51km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Port vila vanuatu (168.4 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)

 

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