Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Départs garantis:
8-16 mai 2021: Montagnes de Feu - du Stromboli à l'Etna - Eoliennes + Etna
: Places libres / : Départ garanti / : Quelques places disponibles / : Groupe fermé
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 27km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu on Friday, 7 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 27km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu on Friday, 7 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 27km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu on Friday, 7 February 2014
7 Feb 08:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 12 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 7 February 2014 08:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, February 07, 2014 19:40:12
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 111.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.057°S / 167.302°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km E de Port-Olry (pop: 2,000)
54 km NE de Luganville (pop: 13,400)
76 km NW de Saratamata (pop: 0)
117 km N de Lakatoro (pop: 700)
134 km S de Sola (pop: 1,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 7 Feb 08:40 UTCM 6.5 / 123 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
Friday, February 07, 2014 19:40:12 (7 Feb 08:40:12 UTC)M 6.5 / 111.2 km27km E of Port-Olry, VanuatuUSGS
Fri, 7 Feb 08:40 UTCM 6.5 / 115 km VANUATUEMSC
Fri, 7 Feb 08:40 UTCM 6.4 / 154 kmNear Espiritu Santo, VanuatuGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!

Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: 27km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu, 7 Feb 2014 08:40

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (18 quakes):
  • 06 Jul 2014 10:13 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Jun 2014 00:06 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    147 km (91.3 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2014 09:10 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    149 km (92.6 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 08 Jun 2014 03:07 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    5.6 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 May 2014 15:45 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    108 km (67.1 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 May 2014 13:03 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    173.8 km (108 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 May 2014 13:03 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    174 km (108.1 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (63 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 29 Apr 2014 16:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    161.8 km (100.5 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Apr 2014 16:11 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    162 km (100.7 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Apr 2014 23:31 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 Mar 2014 13:28 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    202.8 km (126 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Mar 2014 17:34 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    114.2 km (71 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Mar 2014 17:34 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Mar 2014 06:44 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    119.3 km (74.1 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Feb 2014 21:18 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    291 km (180.8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Feb 2014 00:46 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    125 km (77.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 00:09 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    110.2 km (68.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Feb 2014 19:14 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    135.6 km (84.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 27km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu on Friday, 7 February 2014
 

Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.