Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.6 - Vanuatu, 390 km east da Noumea (South Province, Nuova Caledonia), sabato, 06 luglio 2019

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.6 - Vanuatu, 390 km east da Noumea (South Province, Nuova Caledonia), sabato, 06 luglio 2019

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 97 km depth

6 Jul 11:16 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Jul 6 11:18: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.6 a 5.7.
Jul 6 11:23: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.7 a 5.6.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 97.0 km.
Data & ora: 6 Jul 2019 11:08:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.6
Profondità: 97.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20,94°S / 169,94°E (Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Eastern Gemini Seamount (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
170 km SSE da Isangel (pop: 1,440)
224 km ENE da Tadine (Maré, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 7,490)
278 km E da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400)
379 km ENE da Mont-Dore (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 24,700)
385 km ENE da Dumbéa (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 19,300)
390 km ENE da Noumea (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
395 km SSE da Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
670 km SSE da Luganville (pop: 13,400)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1,6 x 1013 joules (4,4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 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 5.697 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
M 5.61 kmVanuatuEMSC
M 5.6153 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu)BMKG
M 5.7102 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
M 5.699 kmVanuatuUSGS

User reports for this quake (8)

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378.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Boulari Le Mont -Dore / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dumbea (382.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Tribu de Qanono, Wé, LIFOU, NC (278.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Noumea, New Caledonia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
385 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(New Caledonia, 383 km W of epicenter) : Shaking the bed only (reported through EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia, 396 km SW of epicenter) : Sentimos a cama balançar mas nada demais. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Vanuatu, 390 km east of Noumea (South Province, New Caledonia), 6 July 11:08 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 31 Aug 2019 06:30 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    36.6 km (22.7 mi) depth
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jul 2019 02:50 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    102.6 km (63.8 mi) depth
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Vanuatu, 390 km east of Noumea (South Province, New Caledonia), on Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 11:08 (GMT)
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