Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 139km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km a sud da Aneityum , Tafea Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 12 febbraio 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km a sud da Aneityum , Tafea Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 12 febbraio 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Feb 21:17 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 1 ora e 54 minuti.
Data & ora: 12 Feb 2014 19:22:52 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Thursday, February 13, 2014 06:22:52
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20.6722°S / 169.8817°E (South Pacific Ocean, Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Aneityum (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km SSE da Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> Vedi sismi vicini
229 km ENE da Tadine (Maré, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> Vedi sismi vicini
273 km E da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
366 km SSE da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
386 km ENE da Mont-Dore (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
391 km ENE da Dumbéa (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
397 km ENE da Noumea (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
399 km ENE da Païta (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
436 km ENE da La Foa (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 2,950) --> Vedi sismi vicini
53 km S da Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> Vedi sismi vicini
142 km SSE da Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.710 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
M 5.438 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
M 5.510 km139km SSE of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km south of Aneityum Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Thursday, February 13, 2014 06:22:52
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