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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Jun 14 13:57: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 131.0 to 130.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 130.0 to 134.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 134.0 to 133.0 km.
Jun 14 14:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 133.0 to 131.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 131.0 to 134.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 134.0 to 133.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 133.0 to 130.0 km.
Jun 14 14:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 130.0 to 114.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 14 June 2016 13:49 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.73°S / 168.75°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Traitor's Head (45 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 14 Jun 2016
Tue, 14 Jun 13:49 UTCM 6.2 / 128 km VANUATUEMSC
Tue, 14 Jun 13:49 UTCM 6.2 / 121.5 kmVanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]INGV
Tue, 14 Jun 13:49 UTCM 6.2 / 111 km- 98km NNW of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Nasama resort on pango road (116.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The shaking noise wake me up at 1am local time and it was like a subway passing right under our hotel room. Maybe stronger because the bed was shaking big time, and I had the feeling to be in a boat cruising on small waves. No damage to deplore.......Vanuatu is still a paradise!!! Eric
(898.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tuo Maré / MMI IV (Light shaking): Réveillé par le lit qui s'est mis à tremblé fort grondement de la terre
We lifou (286.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(118 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Port Vila / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Lenakel (Vanuatu) (98 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Strong enough to wake up me. Felt as though it lasted a while - 10 seconds? Maybe more, hard to tell! Any tsunami warnings? Thanks (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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