Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 351 km NNW of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, domingo, 04 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 351 km NNW of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, domingo, 04 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 100 km depth

4 Oct 03:49 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 14 minutos.
4 Oct 03:52: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.2. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 100.0 km (de 6.2 a 62 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 62 km (38 mi) al E.
4 Oct 03:54: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.9 km (4.9 mi) al WNW.
4 Oct 04:12: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al E.
Fecha & hora: 4 Oct 2020 03:35:23 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 4 Oct 2:35 pm (GMT +11)
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 100.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12,42°S / 166,54°E (Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Suretamatai (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
196 km al NW de Sola (pop: 1,170)
205 km al SSE de Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Islas Salomón) (pop: 553)
297 km al NNW de Port-Olry (pop: 1,950)
351 km al NNW de Luganville (pop: 13,400)
420 km al NNW de Lakatoro (pop: 705)
549 km al ESE de Kirakira (Nakumwe, Islas Salomón) (pop: 1,120)
621 km al NNW de Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.21 kmSanta Cruz Islands, VanuatuEMSC
M 5.181 kmSanta Cruz Islands, VanuatuGFZ
M 5.286 kmSanta Cruz Islands, VanuatuGeoAu
M 5.196 km195 Km NW of Sola, VanuatuUSGS
M 5.099 kmSanta Cruz Islands, VanuatuBMKG
M 5.099 kmSanta Cruz Islands, VanuatuBMKG

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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: 351 km north de Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu Sun, 4 Oct 03h35

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