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Terremoto moderado mag. 5.4 - Coral Sea, Vanuatu, domingo, 12 sep 2021 13:57 (GMT +11) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.4 - Coral Sea, Vanuatu, domingo, 12 sep 2021 13:57 (GMT +11) Terremoto moderado mag. 5.4 - Coral Sea, Vanuatu, domingo, 12 sep 2021 13:57 (GMT +11)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.4 a 38 km de profundidad

12 Sep 03:09 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 11 minutos.
12 Sep 03:12: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.5. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8.7 km (5.4 mi) al E.
12 Sep 06:56: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.3. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 38.0 km (de 6.2 a 24 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.4 km (4 mi) al ESE.
12 Sep 07:00: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.4.
Fecha & hora: 12 Sep 2021 02:57:41 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: domingo, 12 sep 2021 13:57 (GMT +11)
Magnitud: 5.4
Prof.: 38.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12.59°S / 166.2°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Antipode: 12.59°N / 13.8°W
Volcán mas cercano: Suretamatai (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
205 km al NO de Sola (pop: 1,170) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
212 km al SSE de Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Islas Salomón) (pop: 553) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
289 km al NNO de Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
342 km al NNO de Santo (Luganville) (pop: 13,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
408 km al NNO de Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al NNO de Hiw Island (pop: 269) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
411 km al NNO de Pentecost Island (pop: 16,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 GWh, equivalente a 1898 toneladas de TNT o 0.1 bombas atomicas!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.438 kmVanuatu: Santa Cruz IslandsGFZ
5.017 kmVanuatu: Santa Cruz IslandsBMKG
5.410 kmVanuatu: Near NouméaRENASS
5.428 kmVanuatu: 204 Km SSE of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
5.440 kmVanuatu: Santa Cruz IslandsGeoAu

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Vanuatu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 15-20 s : The cups broke and plate and glass  
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