Contatti | RSS | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Coral Sea, 41 km a sud da Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, domenica, 27 nov 2022 12:59 (GMT +11) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Coral Sea, 41 km a sud da Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, domenica, 27 nov 2022 12:59 (GMT +11) Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Coral Sea, 41 km a sud da Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, domenica, 27 nov 2022 12:59 (GMT +11)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 5.0 a 30 km di profondità

27 Nov 02:20 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 21 minuti.
27 Nov 02:58: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.1 a 4.6. Profondità ricalcolata da 18.0 a 14.0 km (da 11.2 a 8.7 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 10.2 km (6.3 mi) al WSW.
27 Nov 03:12: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.6 a 5.0. Profondità ricalcolata da 14.0 a 30.0 km (da 8.7 a 18.6 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 16 km (10.2 mi) al ENE.
27 Nov 03:12: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: USGS
Update Sun, 27 Nov 2022, 02:24

Significant 5.1 quake hits near Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu

5.1 quake 27 Nov 12:59 pm (GMT +11)
5.1 quake 27 Nov 12:59 pm (GMT +11)
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake near Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, was reported only 25 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 18 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Sunday, November 27th, 2022, at 12:59 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by Geoscience Australia (GeoAu), which listed it as a magnitude 5.1 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Norsup (pop. 3,000) located 28 km from the epicenter, and Santo (pop. 13,400) 40 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Port-Olry (pop. 2,000) located 94 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

Scarica l'app Vulcani e Terremoti e ricevi uno degli avvisi sismici più veloci online: Android | iOS

Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora27 Nov 2022 01:59:21 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentrodomenica, 27 nov 2022 12:59 (GMT +11)
Prof.30.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine15.8656°S / 167.2925°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Antipode15.866°N / 12.708°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento debole
Sentito1 rapporto
Fonte dati primariaUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Vulcano più vicinoAoba (77 km / 48 mi)
Luoghi vicini25 km NNO da Norsup (pop: 3,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
29 km NNO da Lakatoro (pop: 705) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
41 km SSE da Santo (Luganville) (pop: 13,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
95 km SSE da Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
223 km S da Sola (pop: 1,170) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
235 km NNO da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
24 km SE da St. Bartholomew Island (pop: 4,270) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
50 km NNO da Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
Mostra la mappa interattiva
[diminuire] [ingrandire]

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.
5.030 kmVanuatuUSGS
4.614 kmVanuatu IslandsGeoAu
5.030 kmVanuatu IslandsRaspberryShake
5.010 kmVanuatu IslandsIRIS


Seismic station: Honiara, Solomon Islands (HNR/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1070 km / 665 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.02-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
Mostra di più

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Santo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 30-60 s


[More info]

Scosse di assestamento, piu recenti per prima (0 in tutto)

So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

Support us - Help us upgrade our services!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Design upgrade
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Sources: VolcanoDiscovery / VolcanoAdventures and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most text and images on our websites are owned by us. Re-use is generally not permitted without authorization. Contact us for licensing rights.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
VolcanoDiscovery Home
Vulcani | Earthquakes | Photos | News | App
Adventure & Study Travel
Tours to Volcanoes and Volcanic Areas: walking tours, photo tours, study tours
Tours & Dates | FAQ | About us
Get our newsletter!
Company info
Contact | Legal info | Terms & conditions
Follow us
Follow us on facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Visit our Youtube channel
EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
VolcanoDiscovery GmbH, Germany, Reg. nr.: HRB 103744, EU Tax Id: DE 310 395 322 owned and created by
Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, volcanologist, volcano photographer, tour organizer member of
Volcanological Society
Ecotourism Greece
Insured by R+V
VolcanoDiscovery © 2004- All Rights Reserved | Privacy - cookie settings