Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.1 on date 14-08-2022 and time 05:11:54 (Italy) in region Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]

A magnitude Mwp 6.1 earthquake occured in region: Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu], on

  • 14-08-2022 03:11:54 (UTC)
  • 14-08-2022 05:11:54 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 14-08-2022 14:11:54 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Efate)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -15.6020, 167.1310 at 18 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
Rev200
Mwp 6.1 2022-08-14
03:11:54
-15.602 167.131 18 2022-08-14
06:33:19
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 108513521
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.3
Mwp 6.1
Mwpd 6.1
2022-08-14
03:11:54
-15.6023 167.131 18 2022-08-14
06:22:29
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 108512031
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-14 03:11:54
Latitude -15.6020
Longitude 167.1310
Depth (km) 18 ± 10 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 108513521

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
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) 14859.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 72
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.634
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitudes information

Mwpd:6.1

Field Value
Value 6.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 108512031
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-14 05:01:33

Mwp:6.1

Field Value
Value 6.1
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 108512031
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-14 05:01:33

Mwp:6.1

Field Value
Value 6.1
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 108513521
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-14 06:33:19

mb:5.3

Field Value
Value 5.3
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 33
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 108512031
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-14 05:01:33
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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