Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Coral Sea, 36 km ENE of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, miércoles, 12 dic. 2018

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Coral Sea, 36 km ENE of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, miércoles, 12 dic. 2018

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 40 km depth

13 Dec 00:12 UTC: Primero en informar: GeoAu después de 18 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 26.2 a 40.3 km.
Fecha & hora: 12 Dec 2018 23:53:47 UTC
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 40.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19.475°S / 169.617°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Yasur (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km al ENE de Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
237 km al SE de Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al NE de Tadine (Maré, Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al ENE de Wé (Lifou, Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
443 km al NE de Mont-Dore (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
444 km al NE de Dumbéa (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
446 km al SSE de Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
450 km al NE de Païta (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
453 km al NE de Numea (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
466 km al ENE de La Foa (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 2,950) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
30 km al E de Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.040 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
M 5.133 km VANUATUEMSC
M 5.110 km- 44km E of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 5.0 terremoto: Coral Sea, 36 km al este de Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:53

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 31 Jan 2019 05:50 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    202 km (125.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Coral Sea, 36 km ENE of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, miércoles, 12 dic. 2018
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