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Strong Seismicity Continues in Vanuatu Region

Posted by feww on April 7, 2016

PPV

Third significant earthquake in four days strikes north of Sanma

M6.7 quakes Jolts Sanma, Vanuatu, the third significant event to occur in the area within four days.

Tsunami Evaluation

This event did not generate a destructive tsunami.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.7Mw
Location: 14.217°S, 166.554°E;
Depth: 35km
Time: 2016-04-06 at 06:54:54 UTC
Nearby Cities:

  • 106km (65.9 mi) W of Sola, Vanuatu
  • 181km (112.5 mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 454km (282.1 mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
  • 769km (477.8 mi) N of We, New Caledonia

[USGS/EHP]

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[EQ Location Map. 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 Quake Jolts Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Posted by feww on January 23, 2015

M6.8 quake strikes NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Centered at 17.00°S, 168.53°E the quake occurred at a depth of 218.5km, according to USGS/EHP.

The event was preceded by a foreshock, measuring 4.7Mw, occurring at a depth of 117.7 km, some 125km NW of Sola, Vanuatu, about 2 hours earlier.

 

EQD
Magnitude: 6.8Mw
Location: 17.000°S 168.531°E
Depth: 218.5km
Time: 2015-01-23 at 03:47:27UTC

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M6.4 Quake Strikes WNW of Sola, Vanuatu

Posted by feww on June 19, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Strong quake occurs 85km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu

Centered at 13.577°S, 166.826°E, the quake struck at a depth of 59.9km (37.2mi), said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

MAGNITUDE: 6.4Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-19 10:17:58 UTC

Location: 13.577°S 166.826°E depth=59.9km (37.2mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 85km (53mi) WNW of Sola, Vanuatu
  • 219km (136mi) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 878km (546mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands

 


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be released together with Bulletin NO. 108  on Friday,   June 20, 2014.


 

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