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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 21 October 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 21 October 2019

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 21 October 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 291.0 to 273.0 km.
Oct 22 01:42: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.4.
Date & time: Monday, 21 October 2019 02:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 273.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.01°S / 169.53°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Traitor's Head (43 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
Mon, 21 Oct 2019
Mon, 21 Oct 02:52 UTCM 6.4 / 237 km VanuatuEMSC
Mon, 21 Oct 02:52 UTCM 6.4 / 235 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
Mon, 21 Oct 02:52 UTCM 6.0 / 248 kmVanuatu IslandsBMKG
Mon, 21 Oct 02:52 UTCM 6.3 / 246.9 kmVanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]INGV
Mon, 21 Oct 02:52 UTCM 6.4 / 226.1 km59km NNE of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(1928 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Yep, that was quite a large one. Laying on sofa on second floor. Felt like a large semi trailer drove past. Didn't hear a truck then thought maybe earthquake, I was correct! (via app)
Ballina / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Waking up because bed was shaking for about 5 second a bit harder then quite chill and as soon I looked around one of wall painting and they weren’t straight
Davao city / not felt
Zakynthos Greece / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(190 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Slight swaying (via app)

 

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