Strong Earthquake Vanuatu Islands 01-Jan-14 (c000lvb5)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.6 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-01-01T16:03:30.340Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 13.873°S, 167.202°E
  • Seismic Region: 14 – Vanuatu Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1860 – Vanuatu Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 196.2 km
  • Distances:
    1. 37km (22mi) W of Sola, Vanuatu
    2. 183km (113mi) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
    3. 443km (275mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    4. 779km (484mi) N of We, New Caledonia
    5. 918km (570mi) N of Paita, New Caledonia
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000lvb5

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 1000) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer

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