Strong Earthquake Santa Cruz Islands Region 20-May-15 (E151402248)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.9 [subject to review and confirmation]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2015-05-20T22:48:54.150Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 10.877°S, 164.154°E
  • Seismic Region: 14 – Vanuatu Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1830 – Santa Cruz Islands Region
  • Earthquake depth: 19.9 km
  • 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: pt15140051
  • Version Timestamp : 2015-05-20T23:09:23.121Z


Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) 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
Location map

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