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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 12km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Thursday, 5 September 2019

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 12km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Thursday, 5 September 2019
Date & time: Thursday, 5 September 2019 07:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-09-05 18:32:35 +11:00
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8504°S / 168.3317°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: North Vate (42 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 5 Sep 2019
Thu, 5 Sep 07:32 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km VanuatuEMSC
Thu, 5 Sep 07:32 UTCM 5.0 / 43 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu

"I felt it" reports

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Port Vila / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Angel cove , port vila / Light shaking (MMI IV): More like a bang
11.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)(reported through our app)
Pacific Lagoon / Light shaking (MMI IV): Chandelier swinging, building slightly rattle, small trees shaking
Vale vale / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Nambatu (10.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Breakfast beach club, Port Vila (9.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nasama Resort / Moderate shaking (MMI V): Everyone in restaurant looking around with big eyes
Port Vila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Port Villa (on yacht) / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
48.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV): Sutting on outsoor verandah and chair started to move and wooden decking moved. people indoors felt it and indoor table moved.
Iriiriki / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kaiviti Motel, Port Vila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
11.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)(reported through our app)
10.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)(reported through our app)
Port vila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Vanuatu, 29 km NW of epicenter): Havannah Harbor, Vanuatu (reported through EMSC)
Shefa (Vanuatu, 16 km NW of epicenter): Il y a 5 minutes, à Port Vila ,Vanuatu (reported through EMSC)
Shefa (Vanuatu, 12 km NW of epicenter): i felt earthquak (reported through EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

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