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Posts Tagged ‘Port-Olry’

Enhanced Seismicity Continues in Hot Spot near Sanma, Vanuatu

Posted by feww on April 15, 2016

M6.4 quake strikes NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu

EQ Ddetails

Magnitude: 6.4Mw
Location: 14.523°S 166.352°E
Depth: 16.0 km (9.9 mi)- 95km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
Time: 2016-04-14 21:50:27 (UTC)
Distances:

  • 95.0 km (59.0 mi) NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
  • 142.0 km (88.2 mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 413.0 km (256.6 mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
  • 714.0 km (443.7 mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • 842.0 km (523.2 mi) N of Paita, New Caledonia

[Source: USGS/EHP]

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2ND Significant Earthquake Strikes Vanuatu Region

Posted by feww on April 6, 2016

M6.9 Quakes Jolts Sanma, Vanuatu

The quake was the second significant event to occur in the area within three days.

Tsunami Evaluation

This event did not generate a destructive tsunami.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.9Mw
Location: 14.110°S, 166.567°E; depth=33.7 km (20.9 mi)
Time: 2016-04-06 06:58:50 (UTC)

Nearby Cities:

  • 109km (68mi) WSW of Sola, Vanuatu
  • 170km (106mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 442km (275mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
  • 756km (470mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • 887km (551mi) SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands

[USGS/EHP]
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[EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP]
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Strong Earthquake Jolts Port-Olry, Vanuatu

Posted by feww on April 3, 2016

M6.9 Quake Strikes Vanuatu Region

EQ Locations
Magnitude: 6.9Mw
Location: 14.352°S 166.821°E
Depth: 35.0 km
Date/ Time: 2016-04-03 @ 08:23:53 UTC
Nearby Cities

  • 81km (50mi) NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
  • 135km (84mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 407km (253mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

[Source: USGS/EHP]

Felt Areas Include Sanma, Torba and Luganville

Tsunami Evaluation Issued by PTWC [09:12UTC SUN APR 3 2016]-

  • MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS OF UP TO 0.3 METERS ABOVE AND BELOW THE NORMAL TIDE MAY CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
  • THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE HAS NOW MOSTLY PASSED. ANY REMAINING THREAT SHOULD BE EVALUATED BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES IN IMPACTED AREAS.

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Powerful Quake Rattles Islands of Vanuatu

Posted by feww on October 21, 2015

M7.1 Quake Strikes near Port-Olry, Vanuatu

Centered at 14.842°S, 167.306°E the quake occurred at a depth of 127.0 km, reported USGS/EHP.

At least one aftershock measuring 4.7Mw occurred, as of posting.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 7.1Mw
Time: 2015-10-20 21:52:02 UTC
Location: 14.842°S, 167.306°E
Depth: 127.0 km
Distances:

  • 35km (22mi) NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
  • 77km (48mi) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 337km (209mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

No destructive tsunami due to event depth.

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