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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 18 April 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 18 April 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Monday, 18 April 2016
Apr 18 13:14: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Apr 18 13:18: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 75.0 km.
Apr 18 14:18: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 5.9.
Date & time: Monday, 18 April 2016 13:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.43°S / 168.98°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (57 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 18 Apr 2016
Mon, 18 Apr 13:06 UTCM 5.9 / 72 km VANUATUEMSC
Mon, 18 Apr 13:06 UTCM 5.9 / 65.8 km- 19km WNW of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS
Mon, 18 Apr 13:06 UTCM 6.0 / 78 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu

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