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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 6 April 2016
Apr 6 07:11: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km.
Apr 6 08:26: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.7.
Date & time: Wed, 6 Apr 06:58:49 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.15°S / 166.73°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Gaua (93 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 6 Apr 2016
Wed, 6 Apr 06:58 UTCM 6.7 / 30 km VANUATUEMSC
Wed, 6 Apr 06:58 UTCM 6.7 / 24 km- 105km WSW of Sola, VanuatuUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Luganville / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking of the couch, was felt be everyone in the outside terrace
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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