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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 6 July 2019

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 6 July 2019
Jul 6 11:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Jul 6 11:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 97.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 6 July 2019 11:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.94°S / 169.94°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (75 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 6 Jul 2019
Sat, 6 Jul 11:08 UTCM 5.6 / 100 km VanuatuEMSC
Sat, 6 Jul 11:08 UTCM 5.6 / 153 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu)BMKG
Sat, 6 Jul 11:08 UTCM 5.7 / 101.8 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
Sat, 6 Jul 11:08 UTCM 5.6 / 98.6 km VanuatuUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(378.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Boulari Le Mont -Dore / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dumbea (382.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Tribu de Qanono, Wé, LIFOU, NC (278.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Noumea, New Caledonia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(385 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(New Caledonia) (383 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shaking the bed only (via EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (396 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Sentimos a cama balançar mas nada demais. (via EMSC)

 

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