Magnitude 6.8 - VANUATU

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2012 December 21 22:28:09 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location14.382°S, 167.260°E
Depth207.9 km (129.2 miles)
RegionVANUATU
Distances63 km (39 miles) SSW of Sola, Vanuatu
128 km (79 miles) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
388 km (241 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
723 km (449 miles) N of We, New Caledonia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 14.8 km (9.2 miles); depth +/- 9 km (5.6 miles)
ParametersNST=316, Nph=329, Dmin=790.4 km, Rmss=0.86 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc000eek3
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