May 9, 2017

ALERT: Mw 6.8 VANUATU 54 km SW Levonu 09/05/2017 13:52 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 09/05/2017 at 13:52 (UTC)
VANUATU 54 km SW Levonu

MAGNITUDE: Mw 6.8

Data provided by: AT BUD GFZ KAN MAD PT PTWC SC3

Latitude = 14.62 S
Longitude = 167.33 E
Origin Time = 13:52:13.7 (UTC)
Depth = 193 Km
RMS = 0.97 sec
Gap = 31 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.5 Km
- Semi minor = 4.0 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 87 degrees

Number of data used = 129

Preliminary location computed on Tue May 9 14:05:47 2017 (UTC)
Done by S Godey

Comments :

Message number: 2454

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi6.8 (AT) M 6.9 (BUD) M 6.7 (GFZ) Mw6.9 (KAN) M
i6.8 (PT) Mw6.8 (PTWC) M 6.7 (SC3)

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