Earthquake with magnitude of Mw 5.6 on date 23-11-2009 and time 19:36:35 (Italy) in region Vanuatu [Sea]

A magnitude Mw 5.6 earthquake occured in region: Vanuatu [Sea], on

  • 23-11-2009 18:36:35 (UTC)
  • 23-11-2009 19:36:35 (UTC +01:00) Italian time
  • 24-11-2009 05:36:35 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Efate)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -12.5000, 166.3000 at 40 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: CSEM.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
Mw 5.6 2009-11-23
18:36:35
-12.5 166.3 40 2013-01-05
19:02:08
CSEM 993919
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2009-11-23 18:36:35
Latitude -12.5000
Longitude 166.3000
Depth (km) 40 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> CSEM
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 993919

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter)
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree)
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 46
Number of defining phases 23
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec)
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Number of stations at which the event was observed 42
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 23
Magnitude information

Mw:5.6

Field Value
Value 5.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Mw
Reference to an origin 993919
Agency INGV
Autore CSEM
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-05 19:02:08
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.ALJA.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:27.20 10.0 undecidable manual Sg 0 0 0
IV.ECNV.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:15.21 10.0 undecidable manual Sg 0 0 0
IV.PLLN.SHN. 2009-11-23T18:56:13.73 10.0 undecidable manual Sg 0 0 0
IV.RNI2.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:10.63 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:09.47 10.0 undecidable manual Sg 0 0 0
IV.MTGR.SHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:09.46 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:08.56 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:08.21 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MMGO.SHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:08.84 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.ALJA.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:07.82 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.ECNV.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:07.15 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:07.51 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:06.12 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:06.32 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:05.83 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.CSLB.SHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:05.13 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.PLLN.SHN. 2009-11-23T18:56:04.92 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.PTQR.SHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:04.71 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.94 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.NOVE.EHN. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.46 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.73 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.SNAL.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.42 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.95 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.70 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:03.34 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.PALZ.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:02.38 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:02.52 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MIGL.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:02.22 0.3 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.FSSB.HHN. 2009-11-23T18:56:02.40 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:02.12 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.NOCI.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:01.06 0.3 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
GE.MATE.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:01.71 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.SDI.SHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:01.28 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:01.67 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.GRI.EHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:01.25 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:01.29 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.SCHR.EHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:00.07 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MESG.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:00.64 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:56:00.37 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
MN.TIP.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:59.36 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:58.34 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.ORI.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:58.52 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.NRCA.SHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:58.29 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
RF.GEPF.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:58.45 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.MGR.HHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:58.73 0.1 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
IV.CRAC.EHZ. 2009-11-23T18:55:48.77 10.0 undecidable manual PKP 0 0 0
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SERS.HHN. ML:0.0 0.00002 2.08 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:55:58.34
IV.SERS.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00004 2.52 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:55:58.34
IV.ORI.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000044999999999999996 1.54 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:55:58.52
IV.ORI.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00005 3.16 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:55:58.52
MN.TIP.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000029999999999999997 1.98 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:55:59.36
MN.TIP.HHE. ML:0.0 0.000025 2.46 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:55:59.36
IV.SCHR.EHN. ML:0.0 0.00002 4.54 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:00.07
IV.SCHR.EHE. ML:0.0 0.00002 2.56 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:00.07
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:0.0 0.00005 1.2 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:00.37
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00005 1.58 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:00.37
IV.GRI.EHN. ML:0.0 0.000059999999999999995 11.24 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.25
IV.GRI.EHE. ML:0.0 0.000095 23.52 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.25
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000059999999999999995 1.64 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.29
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00006500000000000001 1.38 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.29
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000055 1.16 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.67
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00005 3.24 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.67
GE.MATE.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000025 1.94 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.71
GE.MATE.HHE. ML:0.0 0.000014999999999999999 1.58 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:01.71
IV.MIGL.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000165 2.6 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:02.22
IV.MIGL.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00017 1.32 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:02.22
IV.PALZ.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000095 2.28 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:02.38
IV.PALZ.HHE. ML:0.0 0.0001 1.72 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:02.38
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:0.0 0.00005 5.36 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:02.52
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:0.0 0.00005 20.56 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:02.52
IV.SNAL.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000085 2.52 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:03.42
IV.SNAL.HHE. ML:0.0 0.000055 1.54 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:03.42
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:0.0 0.00010499999999999999 1 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:03.70
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00013000000000000002 1.36 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:03.70
IV.PLLN.SHZ. ML:0.0 0.000085 2.32 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:04.92
IV.CSLB.SHZ. Md:0.0 48 END duration s
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:0.0 0.0001 0.88 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:05.83
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00008 0.78 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:05.83
IV.ECNV.HHN. ML:0.0 0.00044 1.32 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:07.15
IV.ECNV.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00026000000000000003 2.1 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:07.15
IV.ALJA.HHN. ML:0.0 0.00016 1.54 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:07.82
IV.ALJA.HHE. ML:0.0 0.000145 1.42 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:07.82
IV.RESU.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000195 1.68 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:08.21
IV.RESU.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00016 1.72 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:08.21
IV.RNI2.HHN. ML:0.0 0.000075 4.4 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:10.63
IV.RNI2.HHE. ML:0.0 0.00007000000000000001 3.16 AML other m 2009-11-23T18:56:10.63
IV.CRAC.EHZ. Md:0.0 42 END duration s
RF.GEPF.HHZ. Md:0.0 18 END duration s
IV.GRI.EHZ. Md:0.0 22 END duration s
IV.SDI.SHZ. Md:0.0 37 END duration s
IV.FSSB.HHN. Md:0.0 12 END duration s
IV.ILLI.HHZ. Md:0.0 21 END duration s
IV.NOVE.EHN. Md:0.0 21 END duration s
IV.IVPL.HHZ. Md:0.0 74 END duration s
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. Md:0.0 13 END duration s
IV.PTQR.SHZ. Md:0.0 18 END duration s
IV.ECNV.HHZ. Md:0.0 48 END duration s
IV.HVZN.HHZ. Md:0.0 39 END duration s
IV.ALJA.HHZ. Md:0.0 25 END duration s
IV.RESU.HHZ. Md:0.0 48 END duration s
IV.RAFF.HHZ. Md:0.0 70 END duration s
IV.MMGO.SHZ. Md:0.0 40 END duration s
IV.MTGR.SHZ. Md:0.0 28 END duration s
IV.RNI2.HHZ. Md:0.0 22 END duration s
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