Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - 107 km northwest da Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 30 settembre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - 107 km northwest da Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 30 settembre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Sep 19:47 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 12 minuti.
30 Sep 20:28: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.2 a 5.3.
Data & ora: 30 Sep 2020 07:35:25 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 1 Oct 6:35 am (GMT +11)
Magnitudine: 5.3
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 17°S / 167,67°E (Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Epi (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km SSE da Lakatoro (pop: 705)
107 km NW da Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
173 km SSE da Luganville (pop: 13,400)
227 km SSE da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950)
330 km NNW da Isangel (pop: 1,440)
348 km S da Sola (pop: 1,170)
438 km N da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400)
600 km NNE da Noumea (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 12 m/s (22 kts) from ESE
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.310 km107 Km NW of Port-Vila, VanuatuGFZ
M 5.320 km5.2 VanuatuEMSC
M 5.48.7 km97 Km NW of Port-Vila, VanuatuUSGS
M 5.210 km95 Km NW of Port-Vila, VanuatuGeoAu
M 5.310 km83 Km NNW of Port-Vila, VanuatuBMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

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111.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Laying awake, so felt it. My wife slept through it, so not very strong at all. Animals are sensitive to these things, therefore the cat, who was snoozing at the end of the bed, woke up, big green eyes darted around the room.
Port vila (107.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Port vila (108.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)
Huesca hora las 0:00 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Mi experiencia acaba de suceder lo hemos notado mi mujer y yo estando en dos habitaculos distintos de nuesro domicilio. Pero ha ocurrido sobre las 00,00 de la noche
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake 107 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 1 Oct 6:35 am (GMT +11)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 02 Oct 2020 13:16 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 20:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 107 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on 1 Oct 6:35 am (GMT +11)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondità
    |
    Age
    |
    Distanza
    | Details
  • 20 Sep 1920 14:39
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    100 anni fa
    |
    355km / 221mi
    | Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)
  • 06 Feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    8 anni fa
    |
    748km / 465mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 Jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    40 anni fa
    |
    532km / 331mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 02 Dec 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    70 anni fa
    |
    153km / 95mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 Oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    89 anni fa
    |
    964km / 599mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 09 Aug 1901 13:01
    | 7.9 |
    unknown
    |
    119 anni fa
    |
    607km / 377mi
    | Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)
  • 07 Oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    11 anni fa
    |
    518km / 322mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 Dec 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    54 anni fa
    |
    559km / 347mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 Dec 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    63 anni fa
    |
    521km / 323mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 16 Jun 1910 06:30
    | 7.8 |
    100km / 62mi
    |
    111 anni fa
    |
    342km / 212mi
    | Vanuatu
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