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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Thursday, 14 April 2016

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 - Coral Sea, 432 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, giovedì, 14 apr. 2016 21:50

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un aftershock del Sismo M 6.8: Coral Sea, 418 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, domenica, 03 apr. 2016 08:23 che si è verificato 12 giorni prima.
Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 - Coral Sea, 432 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, giovedì, 14 apr. 2016 21:50 Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 - Coral Sea, 432 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, giovedì, 14 apr. 2016 21:50

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 a 13 km di profondità

14 Apr 21:58 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Apr 15 09:46: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.0 a 6.3.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 13.0 km.

Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora14 Apr 2016 21:50:25 UTC
Ora locale all'epicentro
Prof.13.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine14.3°S / 166.44°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Antipodo14.3°N / 13.56°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento forte vicino all'epicentro
Sentito0 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Vulcano più vicinoGaua (129 km / 80 mi)
Luoghi vicini107 km NO da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
129 km OSO da Sola (pop: 1,170) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
156 km NNO da Santo (Luganville) (pop: 13,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
222 km NNO da Norsup (pop: 3,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
404 km S da Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Isole Salomone) (pop: 553) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
432 km NNO da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
130 km S da Hiw Island (pop: 269) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
247 km NNO da Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 GWh, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT o 2.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
6.313 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
6.416 km- 95km NW of Port-Olry, VanuatuUSGS
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Seismic station: Honiara, Solomon Islands (HNR/IU network) | Distance from quake: 889 km / 553 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Honiara, Solomon Islands: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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