Magnitude 6.2 - VANUATU

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2012 October 20 23:00:32 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.2
Date-Time
Location13.565°S, 166.601°E
Depth35.6 km (22.1 miles)
RegionVANUATU
Distances109 km (67 miles) WNW of Sola, Vanuatu
225 km (139 miles) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
496 km (308 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
816 km (507 miles) N of We, New Caledonia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.5 km (8.4 miles); depth +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles)
ParametersNST=376, Nph=379, Dmin=857.2 km, Rmss=1.17 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=F
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb000d9v1
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