Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 5.9 on date 13-08-2022 and time 13:02:38 (UTC) in region Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]

A magnitude Mwp 5.9 earthquake occured in region: Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu], on

  • 13-08-2022 13:02:38 (UTC)
  • 13-08-2022 15:02:38 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 14-08-2022 00:02:38 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Efate)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -15.6020, 167.0870 at 20 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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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.

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.2
Mwp 5.9

Mwpd 6.0
2022-08-13
13:02:38
-15.6023 167.087 20 2022-08-13
13:29:35
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 108483061
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-13 13:02:38
Latitude -15.6023
Longitude 167.0870
Depth (km) 20 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 108483061

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 24294
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 11561
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 67
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 19648.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 72.5789
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 45
Number of defining phases 45
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.33821
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.19115
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 92.47822
Number of stations at which the event was observed 45
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 45
Magnitudes information

Mwpd:6.0

Field Value
Value 6.0
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 12
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 108483061
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-13 13:29:35

Mwp:5.9

Field Value
Value 5.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 108483061
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-13 13:29:35

mb:5.2

Field Value
Value 5.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 35
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 108483061
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-13 13:29:35
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
US.NEW.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:15:44.23 10.0 negative automatic P 40 92.4782 -2.77543 0
US.HAWA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:15:34.13 10.0 positive automatic P 41 90.2677 -1.84223 0.0824716
BK.CMB.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:15:16.12 10.0 positive automatic P 49 86.4373 -1.68969 0.0769936
IN.SHL.HHZ. 2022-08-13T13:15:05.11 10.0 positive automatic P 299 83.9456 -0.109479 0.129045
IU.ULN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:14:59.12 10.0 positive automatic P 324 82.9141 -1.06848 0.142085
AU.MAW.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:14:48.58 10.0 positive automatic P 202 80.8736 -0.604319 0.171001
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:14:19.20 10.0 positive automatic P 295 75.3609 0.511515 0.199572
RM.SLV.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:14:00.17 10.0 positive automatic P 299 72.1189 0.469716 0.219648
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:13:51.42 10.0 negative automatic P 277 70.6730 0.541048 0.266499
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:13:22.05 10.0 positive automatic P 342 66.2666 -1.28982 0.311757
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:13:06.15 10.0 negative automatic sP 339 61.0888 9.51079 0
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:12:57.62 10.0 positive automatic P 202 62.6233 -1.86285 0.167419
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:12:56.12 10.0 positive automatic P 180 62.2444 -0.833609 0.315951
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:12:53.23 10.0 positive automatic P 181 61.9686 -1.89191 0.332272
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:49.90 10.0 positive automatic P 338 61.3392 -0.975768 0.366278
JP.JMM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:34.15 10.0 positive automatic P 336 58.8974 0.0234233 0.417368
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:32.70 10.0 positive automatic P 323 58.7751 -0.631889 0.42909
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:12:31.67 10.0 positive automatic P 333 58.8414 -2.12309 0.408661
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:31.75 10.0 negative automatic P 328 58.6106 -0.464024 0.431497
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:29.30 10.0 positive automatic P 332 58.4356 -1.69673 0.42397
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:22.62 10.0 positive automatic P 283 57.1664 0.597254 0.20904
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:12:19.20 10.0 positive automatic P 318 56.7524 0.113706 0.459156
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:11:45.17 10.0 positive automatic P 271 52.1335 -0.333328 0.519263
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:11:20.42 10.0 positive automatic P 245 48.7041 0.831647 0.595964
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:11:15.62 10.0 positive automatic P 239 48.1246 0.479759 0.59883
II.KAPI.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:11:11.32 10.0 positive automatic P 278 47.6416 -0.0617829 0.280245
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:10:32.72 10.0 positive automatic P 284 42.6944 0.675682 0.32134
AU.LHI.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:10:11.30 10.0 positive automatic S 203 17.5187 18.3941 0
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:09:58.70 10.0 negative automatic P 240 38.6960 -0.35771 0.781959
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:09:47.65 10.0 positive automatic P 249 37.4380 -0.881686 0.797515
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:09:27.38 10.0 negative automatic P 270 34.9203 0.455031 0.848457
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:09:15.53 10.0 negative automatic P 270 33.6544 -0.407067 0.885206
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:08:35.65 10.0 negative automatic P 217 29.0961 -0.260154 0.952381
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2022-08-13T13:08:18.44 10.0 positive automatic P 170 27.3789 -2.06983 0.934579
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:08:05.90 10.0 negative automatic P 216 25.5071 2.17766 0.869565
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2022-08-13T13:07:50.93 10.0 positive automatic P 161 24.3170 -1.85893 0.930233
AU.RIV.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:07:44.30 10.0 positive automatic P 215 23.2038 2.0825 0.941176
IU.AFI.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:07:15.55 10.0 positive automatic P 88 20.4989 2.13932 0.434783
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:07:14.12 10.0 negative automatic P 285 20.4065 1.83037 0.43956
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:07:13.25 10.0 negative automatic P 221 20.4935 -0.172015 0.761905
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2022-08-13T13:07:12.74 10.0 positive automatic P 165 20.4644 -0.175666 0.925926
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:07:12.17 10.0 negative automatic P 254 20.3141 0.830311 0.941176
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2022-08-13T13:06:44.15 10.0 negative automatic P 234 17.8665 0.225992 0.941176
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:04:51.77 10.0 negative automatic P 311 9.3010 2.25388 0.91954
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T13:02:41.25 10.0 positive automatic P 36 0.1911 -0.272264 0.97561
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