Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - Coral Sea, 60 km SSW of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, miércoles, 28 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - Coral Sea, 60 km SSW of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, miércoles, 28 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 185 km depth

28 Oct 14:22 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 10 minutos.
28 Oct 14:27: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.8. Profundidad recalculada de 187.0 a 192.0 km (de 116 a 119 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.7 km (3.5 mi) al S.
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28 Oct 15:27: Profundidad recalculada de 182.0 a 185.0 km (de 113 a 115 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.1 km (1.9 mi) al NO.
Fecha & hora: 28 Oct 2020 14:12:56 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 29 Oct 1:12 am (GMT +11)
Magnitud: 5.8
Profundidad: 185.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.4°S / 167.43°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Gaua (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km al SSO de Sola (pop: 1,170) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al NNE de Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
128 km al NNE de Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
185 km al N de Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
383 km al NNO de Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
446 km al SSE de Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Islas Salomón) (pop: 553) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
170 km al NNO de Pentecost Island (pop: 16,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
208 km al N de Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al S de Ravenga Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.8185 km81 Km NNE of Port-Olry, VanuatuEMSC
M 5.8184 km76 Km NNE of Port-Olry, VanuatuGFZ
M 5.8185 km78 Km NNE of Port-Olry, VanuatuGeoAu
M 5.8178 km65 Km SSW of Sola, VanuatuUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 5.8 terremoto: Coral Sea, 60 km al sur de Sola, Torba, Vanuatu Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:12

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 29 Nov 2020 09:01 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    111 km (69 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Nov 2020 08:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    178.1 km (110.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - Coral Sea, 60 km SSW of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, miércoles, 28 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
    |
    643km / 400mi
    | Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)
  • 06 Feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    hace 8 años
    |
    477km / 297mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 Jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 41 años
    |
    265km / 165mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 02 Dec 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    hace 70 años
    |
    443km / 275mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 Oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    hace 89 años
    |
    777km / 483mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 09 Aug 1901 13:01
    | 7.9 |
    unknown
    |
    hace 120 años
    |
    888km / 552mi
    | Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)
  • 07 Oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    hace 11 años
    |
    238km / 148mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 Dec 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    hace 54 años
    |
    274km / 170mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 Dec 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    hace 63 años
    |
    235km / 146mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 30 Apr 1939 02:55
    | 7.8 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    hace 82 años
    |
    969km / 602mi
    | Solomon Islands
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