Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Vanuatu, 390 km ENE of Nouméa (Province Sud, New Caledonia), sábado, 06 jul. 2019

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Vanuatu, 390 km ENE of Nouméa (Province Sud, New Caledonia), sábado, 06 jul. 2019

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 97 km depth

6 Jul 11:16 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Jul 6 11:18: Magnitud recalculada de 5.6 a 5.7.
Jul 6 11:23: Magnitud recalculada de 5.7 a 5.6.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 97.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 6 Jul 2019 11:08:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 5.6
Profundidad: 97.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 20,94°S / 169,94°E (Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
170 km al SSE de Isangel (pop: 1,440)
224 km al ENE de Tadine (Maré, Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 7,490)
278 km al E de Wé (Lifou, Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 10,400)
379 km al ENE de Mont-Dore (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 24,700)
385 km al ENE de Dumbéa (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 19,300)
390 km al ENE de Nouméa (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
395 km al SSE de Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
670 km al SSE de Luganville (pop: 13,400)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 1,6 x 1013 joules (4,4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0,2 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.697 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
M 5.61 kmVanuatuEMSC
M 5.6153 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu)BMKG
M 5.7102 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
M 5.699 kmVanuatuUSGS

User reports for this quake (8)

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378.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Boulari Le Mont -Dore / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dumbea (382.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Tribu de Qanono, Wé, LIFOU, NC (278.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Noumea, New Caledonia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
385 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(New Caledonia, 383 km W of epicenter) : Shaking the bed only (reported through EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia, 396 km SW of epicenter) : Sentimos a cama balançar mas nada demais. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.6 terremoto: Vanuatu, 390 km east de Nouméa (Province Sud, Nueva Caledonia) Sat, 6 Jul 11h08

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 31 ago 2019 06:30 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    36,6 km (22,7 mi) depth
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 jul 2019 02:50 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    102,6 km (63,8 mi) depth
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Vanuatu, 390 km ENE of Nouméa (Province Sud, New Caledonia), sábado, 06 jul. 2019
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