Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Vanuatu on Thursday, 19 July 1934 at 07:36 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.087°S / 166.334°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) NNW of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (347 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.9||15 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.9 quake Vanuatu 19 July 1934 07:36 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 23 Aug 1934 23:48 UTC| M 6.2 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|113 km (70 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Vanuatu on Thursday, 23 August 1934 at 23:48 (GMT)
- 07 Aug 1934 03:40 UTC| M 6.8 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|44 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu) on Tuesday, 7 August 1934 at 03:40 (GMT)