Magnitude 6.3 - VANUATU

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2011 March 17 02:47:59 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location17.339°S, 167.743°E
Depth15.2 km (9.4 miles)
RegionVANUATU
Distances75 km (46 miles) NW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
209 km (129 miles) SSE of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
293 km (182 miles) NNW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
1885 km (1171 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 15.3 km (9.5 miles); depth +/- 0.5 km (0.3 miles)
ParametersNST=235, Nph=247, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.17 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00024wv
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