Magnitude 6.3 earthquake near Vanuatu

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake near Vanuatu

Deep magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck area of Vanuatu on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 02:28 UTC. The epicenter was located 46 km (28 miles) north-northeast of Port-Olry. Epicenter was registered at depth of 162.7 km (101 miles). Considering the depth, this earthquake was not dangerous and there were no reports of damages or casualties. No tsunami alert was issued.

Location14.664°S, 167.357°E
Depth162.7 km (101.1 miles)
Distances46 km (28 miles) NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
93 km (57 miles) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
355 km (220 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
689 km (428 miles) N of We, New Caledonia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.8 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 5.9 km (3.7 miles)

Tags: vanuatu


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