122 km (76 miles) W of PORT-VILA

Posted in 5.5+, Seismos on February 5th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: VANUATU

Geographic coordinates: 17.950S, 167.170E

Magnitude: 6.0 Mw

Depth: 4 km

Universal Time (UTC): 5 Feb 2012 16:40:38

Time near the Epicenter: 6 Feb 2012 03:40:38

Local standard time in your area: 5 Feb 2012 12:40:38


Location with respect to nearby cities:

122 km (76 miles) W (259 degrees) of PORT-VILA, Vanuatu

269 km (167 miles) S (179 degrees) of Santo (Luganville), Vanuatu

282 km (176 miles) NW (308 degrees) of Isangel, Vanuatu

1797 km (1117 miles) ENE (57 degrees) of Brisbane, Australia

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b0007w87

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