Magnitude 6.5 - VANUATU

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2012 April 14 22:05:26 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location18.998°S, 168.771°E
Depth8.7 km (5.4 miles)
Distances80 km (49 miles) NW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
148 km (91 miles) SSE of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
297 km (184 miles) NNE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
1864 km (1158 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 14 km (8.7 miles); depth +/- 3.9 km (2.4 miles)
ParametersNST=331, Nph=340, Dmin=418.6 km, Rmss=0.93 sec, Gp= 58°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00093vj
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