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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 42km W of Sola, Vanuatu on Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 37km W of Sola, Vanuatu on Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 37km W of Sola, Vanuatu on Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Date & time: Wed, 1 Jan 16:03:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, January 02, 2014 03:03:30
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 196.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.8732°S / 167.2017°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Suretamatai (35 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 1 Jan 2014
Wed, 1 Jan 16:03 UTCM 6.7 / 193 kmVanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 1 Jan 16:03 UTCM 6.6 / 196 km VANUATU[Map]EMSC
Wed, 1 Jan 16:03 UTCM 6.7 / 227 kmVanuatu Islands[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
London / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
fghdrynj / not felt: omg i was fainting when ifelt the earthquake lol jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk
(Vanuatu) (171 km S from epicenter)(no details): We have many earthquakes here, this earthquake was quite long and very noisy. I heard a loud crack about 10 secs before shaking commenced. Started as a small tremor, had 2 moments of strong shaking followed by some rolling movement. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 4 Jan 2014
Sat, 4 Jan 17:57 UTCM 4.8 / 215.4 km - [info]100km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Mon, 17 Feb 2014
Mon, 17 Feb 00:46 UTCM 4.9 / 125 km - [info]30km NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Mar 2014
Wed, 5 Mar 17:34 UTCM 5.2 / 114 km - [info][Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 5 Mar 17:34 UTCM 5.2 / 114.2 km - [info]34km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Mon, 10 Mar 2014
Mon, 10 Mar 13:28 UTCM 5.1 / 202.8 km - [info]65km SSW of Sola, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Tue, 1 Apr 2014
Tue, 1 Apr 12:43 UTCM 4.5 / 252 km - [info]4.5 VANUATU[Map]EMSC
Sun, 11 May 2014
Sun, 11 May 20:42 UTCM 5.3 / 231 km - [info]32km W of Sola, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 May 2014
Sat, 31 May 15:45 UTCM 4.8 / 108 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 1 Jun 2014
Sun, 1 Jun 03:27 UTCM 4.5 / 186 km - [info][Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 1 Jun 03:27 UTCM 4.8 / 187 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 12 Jun 2014
Thu, 12 Jun 10:59 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 19 Jun 2014
Thu, 19 Jun 10:17 UTCM 6.2 / 46 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 19 Jun 10:17 UTCM 5.7 / 33 km - [info][Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Aug 2014
Fri, 8 Aug 16:44 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 27 Aug 2014
Wed, 27 Aug 23:11 UTCM 5.5 / 186.2 km - [info][Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 12 Sep 2014
Fri, 12 Sep 04:04 UTCM 5.2 / 253 km - [info]Vanuatu Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Sat, 4 Oct 18:34 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info]89km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Fri, 5 Dec 2014
Fri, 5 Dec 21:15 UTCM 5.4 / 20.1 km - [info]154km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu[Map]USGS
Thu, 18 Dec 2014
Thu, 18 Dec 22:36 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] VANUATU[Map]EMSC

 

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