Magnitude 6.7 - VANUATU

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2012 March 09 07:09:53 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location19.115°S, 169.643°E
Depth31.7 km (19.7 miles)
Distances61 km (37 miles) NE of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
206 km (128 miles) SE of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
325 km (201 miles) NE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
1934 km (1201 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.8 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 4.7 km (2.9 miles)
ParametersNST=474, Nph=481, Dmin=467.5 km, Rmss=0.76 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb0008e4z
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