Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.0 - Coral Sea, 36 km a est da Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 12 dicembre 2018

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.0 - Coral Sea, 36 km a est da Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 12 dicembre 2018

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 40 km depth

13 Dec 00:12 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GeoAu dopo 18 minuti.
Profondità ricalcolata da 26.2 a 40.3 km.
Data & ora: 12 Dec 2018 23:53:47 UTC
Magnitudine: 5
Profondità: 40.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 19.475°S / 169.617°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Yasur (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km ENE da Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> Vedi sismi vicini
237 km SE da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
293 km NE da Tadine (Maré, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> Vedi sismi vicini
293 km ENE da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
443 km NE da Mont-Dore (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
444 km NE da Dumbéa (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
446 km SSE da Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
450 km NE da Païta (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
453 km NE da Noumea (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
466 km ENE da La Foa (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 2,950) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km E da Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.040 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
M 5.110 km- 44km E of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

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Port vila / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I was scared
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 36 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, 12 December 2018 23:53 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 31 Jan 2019 05:50 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    202 km (125.5 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Coral Sea, 36 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 23:53 (GMT)
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