Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - 77 km east da Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, lunedì, 05 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - 77 km east da Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, lunedì, 05 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 120 km depth

5 Oct 13:33 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 30 minuti.
5 Oct 17:08: Profondità ricalcolata da 120.6 a 120.3 km (da 75 a 75 mi).
Data & ora: 5 Oct 2020 01:03:34 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 120.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15,6294°S / 167,8695°E (Vanuatu)
Vulcano più vicino: Aoba (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km NE da Lakatoro (pop: 705)
77 km E da Luganville (pop: 13,400)
108 km SE da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950)
198 km S da Sola (pop: 1,170)
239 km NNW da Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
460 km NNW da Isangel (pop: 1,440)
592 km N da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400)
754 km N da Noumea (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from ESE
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.1120 km69 Km NE of Norsup, VanuatuUSGS
M 5.1124 km45 Km SSW of Saratamata, VanuatuEMSC
M 5.0116 km31 Km SSW of Saratamata, VanuatuBMKG
M 5.0116 km31 Km SSW of Saratamata, VanuatuBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 77 km east of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, 5 October 13:03 UTC

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 77 km east of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 13:03 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondità
    |
    Age
    |
    Distanza
    | Details
  • 20 Sep 1920 14:39
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    100 anni fa
    |
    501km / 311mi
    | Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)
  • 06 Feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    8 anni fa
    |
    619km / 385mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 Jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    40 anni fa
    |
    405km / 251mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 02 Dec 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    70 anni fa
    |
    306km / 190mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 Oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    89 anni fa
    |
    887km / 551mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 09 Aug 1901 13:01
    | 7.9 |
    unknown
    |
    119 anni fa
    |
    743km / 462mi
    | Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)
  • 07 Oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    11 anni fa
    |
    382km / 237mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 Dec 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    54 anni fa
    |
    418km / 260mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 Dec 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    63 anni fa
    |
    379km / 236mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 16 Jun 1910 06:30
    | 7.8 |
    100km / 62mi
    |
    111 anni fa
    |
    469km / 291mi
    | Vanuatu
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