Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Vanuatu on Monday, 10 June 1996 at 01:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 200 km depth
Depth: 200.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.481°S / 167.13°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) NW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (304 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.7||2 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Vanuatu 10 June 1996 01:04 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 12 Sep 1996 21:13 UTC| M 5.0 |200 km (124.3 mi) depth|71 km (44 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 15 Aug 1996 07:33 UTC| M 6.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|37 km (23 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Vanuatu on Thursday, 15 August 1996 at 07:33 (GMT)
- 11 Aug 1996 01:31 UTC| M 6.1 |99.8 km (62 mi) depth|48 km (30 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Vanuatu on Sunday, 11 August 1996 at 01:31 (GMT)