Magnitude 7.0 - VANUATU

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2011 August 20 18:19:24 UTC

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Magnitude7.0
Date-Time
Location18.287°S, 168.132°E
Depth28.5 km (17.7 miles)
RegionVANUATU
Distances69 km (42 miles) SSW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
177 km (109 miles) NW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
328 km (203 miles) SSE of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
1853 km (1151 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.4 km (8.3 miles); depth +/- 4.7 km (2.9 miles)
ParametersNST=473, Nph=475, Dmin=455.3 km, Rmss=1.21 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0005hbt
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