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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 1 July 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 1 July 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 1 July 2019
Jul 1 17:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Jul 1 17:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Monday, 1 July 2019 17:13 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.47°S / 167.49°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (35 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
Mon, 1 Jul 2019
Mon, 1 Jul 17:13 UTCM 6.0 / 118 km VanuatuEMSC
Mon, 1 Jul 17:13 UTCM 6.0 / 123.8 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
Mon, 1 Jul 17:13 UTCM 5.9 / 124 kmVanuatu IslandsBMKG
Mon, 1 Jul 17:13 UTCM 6.0 / 99.9 km38km ENE of Luganville, VanuatuUSGS
Mon, 1 Jul 17:13 UTCM 6.0 / 103.9 kmVanuatu Islands [Land: Vanuatu]INGV

"I felt it" reports:
(32.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Everyone was woken by noise and shaking. Noise and movement seemed to last a long time.
Puyallup / MMI IX (Violent shaking): scary
(33 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Very loud like an aeroplane landing next to us. Very vigourous small amplititude shaking. No noticeable ground heaving or swaying. The clothes lines were swaying with a small amplititude.
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, был дома, ужинал, неощущал, зато в Санкт Петербурге сегодня сильный порывистый ветер. А так всё спокойно, пожалуйста, оставайтесь в безопастности, берегите себя, своих родных и близких. Вам большое спасибо.))),!!!
Aore island (36 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awaken by noise of earthquake coming. Waited for shake as we knew it was going to be a reasonable size. Nothing fallen over or damaged. Stayed in bed.
Aore Island / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking that wakes people for only few minutes
Luganville / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Luganville / MMI IV (Light shaking)
port olry vanuatu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Luganville / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Vanuatu) (263 km S from epicenter)(no details): 15 seconds long at worst (via EMSC)


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