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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Jan 15 18:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.5.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 January 2019 18:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.32°S / 166.67°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Suretamatai (102 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Tue, 15 Jan 18:06 UTCM 6.6 / 50 km VANUATUEMSC
Tue, 15 Jan 18:06 UTCM 6.6 / 35 km- 96km NW of Sola, VanuatuUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Turtle bay lodge, santo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Vanuatu island / MMI IX (Violent shaking): ...
(2774.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Malaysia / not felt
GOULBURN / not felt
(2903.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)

 

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