Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 77 km E of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, lunes, 05 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 77 km E of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, lunes, 05 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 120 km depth

5 Oct 13:33 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 30 minutos.
5 Oct 17:08: Profundidad recalculada de 120.6 a 120.3 km (de 75 a 75 mi).
Fecha & hora: 5 Oct 2020 01:03:34 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 120.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15,6294°S / 167,8695°E (Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Aoba (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km al NE de Lakatoro (pop: 705)
77 km al E de Luganville (pop: 13,400)
108 km al SE de Port-Olry (pop: 1,950)
198 km al S de Sola (pop: 1,170)
239 km al NNW de Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
460 km al NNW de Isangel (pop: 1,440)
592 km al N de Wé (Lifou, Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 10,400)
754 km al N de Numea (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.1120 km69 Km NE of Norsup, VanuatuUSGS
M 5.1124 km45 Km SSW of Saratamata, VanuatuEMSC
M 5.0116 km31 Km SSW of Saratamata, VanuatuBMKG
M 5.0116 km31 Km SSW of Saratamata, VanuatuBMKG

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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: 77 km east de Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu Mon, 5 Oct 13h03

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 77 km E of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, lunes, 05 oct. 2020
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 20 sep 1920 14:39
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 100 años
    |
    501km / 311mi
    | Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)
  • 06 feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    hace 8 años
    |
    619km / 385mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 40 años
    |
    405km / 251mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 02 dic 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    hace 70 años
    |
    306km / 190mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 89 años
    |
    887km / 551mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 09 ago 1901 13:01
    | 7.9 |
    unknown
    |
    hace 119 años
    |
    743km / 462mi
    | Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)
  • 07 oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    hace 11 años
    |
    382km / 237mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 dic 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    hace 54 años
    |
    418km / 260mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 dic 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    hace 63 años
    |
    379km / 236mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 16 jun 1910 06:30
    | 7.8 |
    100km / 62mi
    |
    hace 111 años
    |
    469km / 291mi
    | Vanuatu
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