Moderate yet deep 5.1 quake hits near Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu
ven, 12 mar 2021, 01:2301:23 AM | AUTORE: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Vanuatu was shaken near Luganville, Sanma Province, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 only 14 minutes ago, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.
5.1 quake 12 Mar 12:03 pm (GMT +11)
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 168 km beneath the epicenter near Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, around noon on Friday 12 March 2021 at 12:03 pm local time. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Lakatoro (pop. 710) located 50 km from the epicenter, Norsup (pop. 3,000) 51 km away, and Luganville (pop. 13,400) 91 km away.
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Data & ora: 12 Mar 2021 12:03 pm (GMT +11) local time (12 Mar 2021 01:03 GMT)
Prof.: 168.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.98°S / 167.87°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Fri, 12 Mar 2021, 00:24
Sommario: 11 terremoti M5+, 66 terremoti M4+, 205 terremoti M3+, 473 terremoti M2+ (755 in totale) ... Read all
Thu, 11 Mar 2021, 23:50
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