Friday, January 29, 2010

Earthquake: 6.0 M VANUATU

Globe with Earthquake Location

6.0 M - VANUATU

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.0 M
Date-Time
  • 29 Jan 2010 09:20:04 UTC
  • 29 Jan 2010 20:20:04 near epicenter
  • 29 Jan 2010 01:20:04 standard time in your timezone
Location 19.039S 169.540E
Depth 85 km
Distances
  • 62 km (38 miles) NNE (28 degrees) of Isangel, Vanuatu
  • 194 km (121 miles) SE (138 degrees) of PORT-VILA, Vanuatu
  • 325 km (202 miles) NNE (32 degrees) of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
  • 1931 km (1200 miles) ENE (64 degrees) of Brisbane, Australia
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.3 km; Vertical 6.7 km
Parameters Nph = 80; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.75 seconds; Gp = 86°
M-type = M; Version = 6
Event ID US 2010sbaw ***This event supersedes event PT10029000.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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