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Terremoto forte mag. 6.0 - Coral Sea, 426 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 06 apr. 2016 07:57

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 3 giorni prima.
Terremoto forte mag. 6.0 - Coral Sea, 426 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 06 apr. 2016 07:57 Terremoto forte mag. 6.0 - Coral Sea, 426 km a nord ovest da Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, mercoledì, 06 apr. 2016 07:57

Terremoto forte magnitudine 6.0 a 24 km di profondità

6 Apr 08:08 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
Apr 6 08:48: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.6 a 5.9.
Apr 6 13:36: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.9 a 6.0.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 24.0 km.

Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora6 Apr 2016 07:57:35 UTC
Ora locale all'epicentro
Prof.24.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine14.23°S / 166.72°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Antipode14.23°N / 13.28°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento forte vicino all'epicentro
Sentito0 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Vulcano più vicinoGaua (121 km / 75 mi)
Luoghi vicini98 km NNO da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
98 km OSO da Sola (pop: 1,170) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
151 km NNO da Santo (Luganville) (pop: 13,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
217 km NNO da Norsup (pop: 3,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
403 km SSE da Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Isole Salomone) (pop: 553) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
426 km NNO da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
117 km O da M̄érig Island (pop: 12) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
242 km NNO da Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 GWh, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT o 0.9 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.
6.024 kmVanuatu IslandsGFZ
5.935 km- 102km NNW of Port-Olry, VanuatuUSGS
5.652 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
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Seismic station: Honiara, Solomon Islands (HNR/IU network) | Distance from quake: 909 km / 565 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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