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Strong earthquake rocks Vanuatu

Jun 14, 2016

An earthquake with magnitude 6.2 occurred near Isangel, Vanuatu at 13:49:24.90 UTC today, June 14, 2016.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time • 14 Jun 2016 13:49:25 UTC

• 15 Jun 2016 00:49:25 near epicenter

Location 18.814S 168.841E

Depth 131 km

Distances • 92 km (57 mi) NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu
• 131 km (81 mi) SSE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
• 285 km (176 mi) NE of We, New Caledonia
• 404 km (250 mi) SSE of Luganville, Vanuatu
• 445 km (275 mi) NE of Dumbea, New Caledonia

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.2 km; Vertical 4.5 km
Parameters Nph = 121; Dmin = 306.9 km; Rmss = 0.99 seconds; Gp = 20°

Strong earthquake rocks Vanuatu



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