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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 22 December 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 22 December 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 22 December 2018
Dec 22 14:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Saturday, 22 December 2018 14:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.43°S / 166.62°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Suretamatai (101 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Sat, 22 Dec 14:25 UTCM 6.0 / 60 km VANUATUEMSC
Sat, 22 Dec 14:25 UTCM 6.0 / 63.9 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
Sat, 22 Dec 14:25 UTCM 6.0 / 42 km- 106km WNW of Sola, VanuatuUSGS
Sat, 22 Dec 14:25 UTCM 6.1 / 67.2 kmVanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]INGV

"I felt it" reports:
Suva, Fiji / not felt
Mackay / not felt: Not felt here in Mackay
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. / not felt: Not felt in Brisbane.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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