Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 84km S of Lakatoro, Vanuatu on Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.7 - Coral Sea, 69 km a sud da Malakula , Malampa Province, Vanuatu, martedì, 06 agosto 2013

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.7 - Coral Sea, 69 km a sud da Malakula , Malampa Province, Vanuatu, martedì, 06 agosto 2013

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 14 km depth

6 Aug 17:49 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 27 minuti.
Data & ora: 6 Aug 2013 17:21:55 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, August 07, 2013 04:21:55
Magnitudine: 5.7
Profondità: 13.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 16.8791°S / 167.3792°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Ambrym (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km S da Lakatoro (pop: 705) --> Vedi sismi vicini
138 km NO da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
153 km S da Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
207 km S da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> Vedi sismi vicini
335 km S da Sola (pop: 1,170) --> Vedi sismi vicini
358 km NO da Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> Vedi sismi vicini
449 km N da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
69 km S da Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
357 km NO da Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.833 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
M 5.714 km84km S of Lakatoro, VanuatuUSGS
M 6.240 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
M 5.892 kmVanuatu IslandsBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Coral Sea, 69 km south of Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, Wednesday, August 07, 2013 04:21:55

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 09 Aug 2013 01:36 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    9.9 km (6.2 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Aug 2013 09:05 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Aug 2013 23:03 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 69 km south of Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, on Wednesday, August 07, 2013 04:21:55
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