Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.8 on date 14-09-2022 and time 13:04:06 (Italy) in region Vanuatu [Sea]

A magnitude Mwp 6.8 earthquake occured in region: Vanuatu [Sea], on

  • 14-09-2022 11:04:06 (UTC)
  • 14-09-2022 13:04:06 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 14-09-2022 22:04:06 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Noumea)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -21.0940, 170.2790 at 131 km depth.

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

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.

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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 5.8
Mwp 6.8

Mwpd 6.8
2022-09-14
11:04:06
-21.0937 170.279 131 2022-09-14
11:19:07
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 109698801
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-09-14 11:04:06
Latitude -21.0937
Longitude 170.2790
Depth (km) 131 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 109698801

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 10808
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 4913
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 271
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 9536.7
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 70.711
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 82
Number of defining phases 82
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.14458
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 6.35603
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 76.48133
Number of stations at which the event was observed 78
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 78
Magnitudes information

Mwp:6.8

Field Value
Value 6.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 59
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 109698801
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-09-14 11:19:07

Mwpd:6.8

Field Value
Value 6.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 55
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 109698801
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-09-14 11:19:07

mb:5.8

Field Value
Value 5.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 59
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 109698801
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-09-14 11:19:07
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
GE.LHMI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:15:42.22 10.0 positive automatic P 281 76.4813 1.16339 0.200535
IU.PET.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:15:30.52 10.0 positive automatic P 353 74.7988 -0.981068 0.22764
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:15:29.22 10.0 positive automatic P 278 74.3836 0.118981 0.23208
IU.ADK.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:15:24.97 10.0 positive automatic P 8 73.8602 -1.10036 0.217065
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:15:17.60 10.0 positive automatic P 341 72.4362 -0.109988 0.226513
IU.INCN.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:15:12.32 10.0 positive automatic P 325 71.5318 0.0167148 0.240804
II.COCO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:15:07.22 10.0 negative automatic P 264 70.3718 1.9269 0
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:15:02.60 10.0 positive automatic PcP 338 67.3084 -10.5094 0
RM.DLV.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:59.07 10.0 positive automatic P 293 69.0908 1.41438 0.139576
MY.KOM.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:56.62 10.0 positive automatic P 281 68.7979 0.97121 0.295988
JP.JTU.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:48.75 10.0 positive automatic P 324 67.8395 -0.934946 0.287218
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:47.20 10.0 positive automatic P 336 67.5753 -0.836924 0.318597
GE.MNAI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:46.67 10.0 positive automatic P 274 67.2895 0.421225 0.322249
IU.TATO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:14:38.22 10.0 positive automatic P 312 66.0839 -0.381291 0.329842
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:31.25 10.0 positive automatic P 323 64.9863 -0.341317 0.328415
JP.JMM.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:31.80 10.0 positive automatic P 335 65.1511 -0.802915 0.305527
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:14:30.87 10.0 positive automatic P 332 65.1099 -1.51939 0.326872
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:30.35 10.0 positive automatic P 327 64.8675 -0.496115 0.322568
JP.YOJ.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:29.60 10.0 positive automatic P 312 64.7073 -0.120411 0.324533
G.INU.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:14:28.36 10.0 positive automatic P 330 64.6453 -0.974024 0.311452
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:28.70 10.0 positive automatic P 331 64.7059 -1.10588 0.32455
JP.JSG.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:21.95 10.0 positive automatic P 331 63.5591 -0.289349 0.304904
AU.XMI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:17.92 10.0 negative automatic P 269 62.6762 1.48141 0.379461
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:17.40 10.0 positive automatic P 318 62.8584 -0.242521 0.274443
JP.JHJ2.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:14:07.80 10.0 positive automatic P 331 61.5113 -0.837439 0.391024
GE.SMRI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:13:55.92 10.0 negative automatic P 274 59.3733 1.77684 0.421417
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:47.97 10.0 negative automatic P 204 58.7585 -1.90533 0.410804
MY.LDM.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:13:40.67 10.0 positive automatic P 291 57.1513 1.96422 0.105982
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:35.65 10.0 negative automatic P 181 56.7783 -0.408146 0.465372
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:32.93 10.0 negative automatic P 182 56.5706 -1.67386 0.422721
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:13:26.22 10.0 positive automatic P 274 55.4317 -0.291119 0.438652
JP.JCJ.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:13:24.70 10.0 positive automatic P 329 55.3306 -1.08008 0.481993
IU.POHA.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:09.40 10.0 negative automatic P 42 52.7924 1.70301 0.515961
G.KIP.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:06.72 10.0 negative automatic P 38 52.5920 0.823743 0.513122
IU.DAV.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:02.60 10.0 positive automatic P 298 52.1300 0.10033 0.532835
AU.GIRL.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:13:00.75 10.0 negative automatic P 257 51.7174 1.31832 0.539574
II.KAPI.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:12:58.00 10.0 positive automatic P 281 51.5130 1.04999 0.530301
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:12:50.92 10.0 positive automatic P 287 50.4532 0.944479 0.490427
G.TAOE.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:12:43.10 10.0 positive automatic P 83 49.2141 2.34858 0.565224
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:12:40.85 10.0 positive automatic P 249 49.3482 -0.83822 0.565627
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:12:32.02 10.0 negative automatic P 244 48.2012 -0.920364 0.578084
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:12:30.77 10.0 positive automatic P 278 47.8717 0.4026 0.590373
GE.TNTI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:12:26.42 10.0 positive automatic P 292 47.2779 0.651465 0.586827
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:12:25.17 10.0 positive automatic P 288 47.1317 0.536593 0.632389
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:12:14.42 10.0 positive automatic P 277 45.6039 1.53938 0.629414
IU.JOHN.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:50.40 10.0 positive automatic P 29 42.6946 0.863306 0.65836
IU.GUMO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:49.37 10.0 positive automatic P 322 42.7263 -0.446831 0.585445
GE.BNDI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:11:47.92 10.0 positive automatic P 287 42.5260 -0.254571 0.565944
AU.FITZ.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:11:44.53 10.0 negative automatic P 266 42.0252 0.38814 0.68559
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:11:36.97 10.0 positive automatic P 291 41.2094 -0.526684 0.544121
GE.SAUI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:11:27.47 10.0 positive automatic P 283 39.8029 1.5352 0.752463
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:17.88 10.0 negative automatic P 247 38.9389 -0.904679 0.760226
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:15.35 10.0 positive automatic P 256 38.6754 -1.31021 0.570641
G.PPTF.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:13.85 10.0 positive automatic P 92 37.9531 3.21645 0.364008
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:12.78 10.0 positive automatic P 276 38.2339 -0.112951 0.792567
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:11:02.83 10.0 negative automatic P 277 37.0404 -0.0091492 0.816592
GE.GENI.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:10:42.72 10.0 positive automatic P 298 34.6580 0.188771 0.7484
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:10:32.32 10.0 negative automatic P 265 33.5886 -1.03992 0.89892
II.KWJN.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:10:06.07 10.0 positive automatic P 355 30.4989 -0.214117 0.880385
II.TAU.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:09:52.07 10.0 positive automatic P 216 29.0420 -1.37468 0.833333
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:09:35.08 10.0 negative automatic P 227 27.0250 -0.525357 0.963855
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:09:19.02 10.0 positive automatic P 294 25.1321 0.543442 0.930233
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:09:11.67 10.0 negative automatic P 252 24.3976 -0.17244 0.952381
AU.MILA.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:09:10.43 10.0 negative automatic P 224 24.2969 -0.602302 0.941176
NZ.ODZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-14T11:09:05.79 10.0 negative automatic P 179 23.9510 -2.00149 0.851064
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:09:02.75 10.0 negative automatic P 228 23.4469 -0.519285 0.952381
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:08:55.10 10.0 positive automatic P 268 22.4896 0.651387 0.952381
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-14T11:08:41.35 10.0 positive automatic P 173 21.4963 -2.6271 0.75188
AU.RIV.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:08:41.05 10.0 negative automatic P 229 21.1487 0.768092 0.869565
IU.SNZO.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:08:32.15 10.0 positive automatic P 170 20.5578 -1.841 0.747664
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:08:20.62 10.0 negative automatic P 237 19.1704 1.42438 0.952381
IU.AFI.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:08:11.50 10.0 positive automatic P 70 18.5403 -0.778042 0.952381
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2022-09-14T11:08:09.67 10.0 negative automatic P 253 18.1314 1.94435 0.963855
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-14T11:08:08.98 10.0 positive automatic P 163 18.1491 1.08359 0.952381
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:07:36.17 10.0 positive automatic P 318 15.3203 1.22977 0.909091
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-14T11:07:23.48 10.0 positive automatic P 169 14.4222 -0.199667 0.925926
AU.NFK.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:06:01.80 10.0 negative automatic P 194 8.2261 -0.405259 0.961538
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2022-09-14T11:05:37.05 10.0 positive automatic P 332 6.3560 0.059365 0.909091
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