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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 5 November 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 5 November 2019 23:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.72°S / 167.75°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Motlav (10 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 5 Nov 2019
Tue, 5 Nov 23:17 UTCM 5.9 / 30 km VanuatuEMSC
Tue, 5 Nov 23:17 UTCM 5.8 / 17.5 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
Tue, 5 Nov 23:17 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmVanuatu IslandsBMKG
Tue, 5 Nov 23:17 UTCM 6.0 / 0.8 kmVanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]INGV
Tue, 5 Nov 23:17 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km20km ENE of Sola, VanuatuUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, всё тихо и спокойно, сильно спиться, не почувствовал и не ощущал. Дома всё окей. Да, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких людей. Да, геология рулит.))),!!!


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