Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 80 km N of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, viernes, 23 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 80 km N of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, viernes, 23 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 102 km depth

23 Oct 19:14 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 13 minutos.
23 Oct 19:21: Magnitud recalculada de 4.7 a 5.2. Profundidad recalculada de 100.0 a 101.0 km (de 62 a 63 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 25 km (15.3 mi) al WSW.
23 Oct 19:29: Profundidad recalculada de 101.0 a 102.0 km (de 63 a 63 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 18.1 km (11.2 mi) al NE.
23 Oct 23:50: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al N.
Fecha & hora: 23 Oct 2020 07:00:44 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 24 oct 2020 06:00 (GMT +11)
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 102.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14,81°S / 167,25°E (Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Gaua (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km al NE de Port-Olry (pop: 1,950)
80 km al N de Luganville (pop: 13,400)
109 km al SSW de Sola (pop: 1,170)
145 km al N de Lakatoro (pop: 705)
345 km al NNW de Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
569 km al NNW de Isangel (pop: 1,440)
679 km al N de Wé (Lifou, Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 10,400)
834 km al N de Numea (Nueva Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from E
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 5.2102 km32 Km NE of Port-Olry, VanuatuEMSC
M 5.297 km35 Km NE of Port-Olry, VanuatuGeoAu
M 5.2109 km8 Km NE of Port-Olry, VanuatuUSGS
M 5.296 km98 Km NNE of Luganville, VanuatuGFZ
M 5.2109 km8 Km NE of Port-Olry, VanuatuUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: 80 km north de Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu Fri, 23 Oct 19h00

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 29 nov 2020 09:01 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    111 km (69 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 80 km N of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, viernes, 23 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
    |
    602km / 374mi
    | Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)
  • 06 feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    hace 8 años
    |
    508km / 315mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 40 años
    |
    292km / 182mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 02 dic 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    hace 70 años
    |
    399km / 248mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 89 años
    |
    782km / 486mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 09 ago 1901 13:01
    | 7.9 |
    unknown
    |
    hace 119 años
    |
    851km / 529mi
    | Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)
  • 07 oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    hace 11 años
    |
    272km / 169mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 dic 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    hace 54 años
    |
    312km / 194mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 dic 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    hace 63 años
    |
    273km / 170mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 30 abr 1939 02:55
    | 7.8 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 82 años
    |
    977km / 607mi
    | Solomon Islands
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