Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 262km ESE of Sola, Vanuatu on Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.3 - South Pacific Ocean, 371 km a nord est da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 05 marzo 2014

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.3 - South Pacific Ocean, 371 km a nord est da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 05 marzo 2014

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 637 km depth

5 Mar 10:20 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 23 minuti.
Data & ora: 5 Mar 2014 09:56:58 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 20:56:58
Magnitudine: 6.3
Profondità: 636.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 14.7347°S / 169.8222°E (South Pacific Ocean, Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Mere Lava (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
263 km ESE da Sola (pop: 1,170) --> Vedi sismi vicini
298 km E da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> Vedi sismi vicini
299 km ENE da Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
299 km ENE da Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
371 km NNE da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
624 km SE da Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Isole Salomone) (pop: 553) --> Vedi sismi vicini
209 km ENE da Pentecost Island (pop: 16,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
301 km NE da Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.3641 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
M 6.3648 km VANUATUEMSC
M 6.3637 km262km ESE of Sola, VanuatuUSGS
M 6.3644 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 31 Aug 2014 03:18 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 05 Mar 2014 17:45 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    637 km (395.8 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Mar 2014 10:30 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    655 km (407 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondità
    |
    Age
    |
    Distanza
    | Details
  • 09 Jul 1964 16:39
    | 7.6 |
    130km / 81mi
    |
    57 anni fa
    |
    248km / 154mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 01 Aug 2007 17:08
    | 7.2 |
    120km / 75mi
    |
    14 anni fa
    |
    249km / 155mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 29 Jun 1928 22:49
    | 7.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    93 anni fa
    |
    159km / 99mi
    | Vanuatu Region
  • 23 Feb 1987 15:49
    | 6.9 |
    234km / 145mi
    |
    34 anni fa
    |
    242km / 150mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 31 May 1958 19:32
    | 6.9 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    63 anni fa
    |
    153km / 95mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 29 Aug 1945 10:22
    | 6.9 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    75 anni fa
    |
    219km / 136mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 07 Aug 2006 22:18
    | 6.8 |
    150km / 93mi
    |
    14 anni fa
    |
    248km / 154mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 23 Nov 1984 04:46
    | 6.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    36 anni fa
    |
    164km / 102mi
    | Vanuatu Region
  • 03 Jan 1987 22:04
    | 6.7 |
    14.5km / 9mi
    |
    34 anni fa
    |
    206km / 128mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 Oct 1971 13:24
    | 6.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    49 anni fa
    |
    201km / 125mi
    | Vanuatu Region
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