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21 October 2015

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.1 VANUATU 20/10/2015 21:52 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.1 20/10/2015 21:52 VANUATU

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has occurred VANUATU at:
14.89S 167.31E Depth 147km 20/10/2015 at 21:52:03 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2033 km NE Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 07:52:03.6 2015-10-21)
1239 km W Suva (pop 199455, local time 09:52:03.6 2015-10-21)
71 km N Luganville (pop 13397, local time 08:52:03.6 2015-10-21)
33 km NE Port olry (pop 1951, local time 08:52:03.6 2015-10-21)

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Manual location disseminated on 20/10/2015 22:29 (UTC)
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M7.1 VANUATU 20/10/2015 21:52 (UTC)

20/10/2015 21:52.
Magnitude 7.1.
VANUATU .
Latitude 14.89 South.
Longitude 167.31 East.
Depth 147 kilometers.
38 kilometers North East of Lavatavo

ALERT: Mw 7.1 VANUATU 38 km NE Lavatavo 20/10/2015 21:52 (UTC)

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European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

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WARNING : These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
Location and magnitude estimations may be revised if necessary in
an INFORMATION message.
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EARTHQUAKE on 20/10/2015 at 21:52 (UTC)
VANUATU 38 km NE Lavatavo

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.1

Data provided by: AT BUD GFZ GSRC INGV KAN NEIC PTWC SC3

Latitude = 14.89 S
Longitude = 167.31 E
Origin Time = 21:52:03.6 (UTC)
Depth = 147 Km
RMS = 1.27 sec
Gap = 31 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 5.2 Km
- Semi minor = 4.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 84 degrees

Number of data used = 172

Preliminary location computed on Tue Oct 20 22:29:41 2015 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2221

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi7.3 (AT) M 7.3 (BUD) M 7.2 (GFZ) Mb6.8 (GSRC) M
w6.8 (INGV) Mw7.2 (KAN) Mw7.3 (NEIC) Mw7.3 (PTWC) M
7.1 (SC3)

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2015-10-20 21:52:02 UPDATED: (M7.3) VANUATU -14.9 167.3 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: VANUATU
Geographic coordinates: 14.861S, 167.307E
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 131 km
Universal Time (UTC): 20 Oct 2015 21:52:02
Time near the Epicenter: 21 Oct 2015 08:52:02
Local standard time in your area: 20 Oct 2015 23:52:02

Location with respect to nearby cities:
34 km (21 mi) NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
75 km (46 mi) NNE of Luganville, Vanuatu
335 km (207 mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
670 km (415 mi) N of We, New Caledonia
810 km (502 mi) N of Paita, New Caledonia


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 10003q0q

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[Tsunami Message - IOC] PTWC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
2157 UTC TUE OCT 20 2015

...PTWC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


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THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

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PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 7.3
* ORIGIN TIME 2152 UTC OCT 20 2015
* COORDINATES 14.8 SOUTH 167.4 EAST
* DEPTH 117 KM / 73 MILES
* LOCATION VANUATU


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.3 OCCURRED IN
THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 2152 UTC ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 20 2015.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT
BECAUSE THE EARTHQUAKE IS LOCATED TOO DEEP INSIDE THE EARTH.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

* AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE FROM THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV/EARTHQUAKES -ALL LOWER CASE-.

* FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV AND AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF HAWAII... AMERICAN SAMOA... GUAM... AND
CNMI SHOULD REFER TO PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES
SPECIFICALLY FOR THOSE PLACES THAT CAN BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON...
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD ONLY REFER TO U.S. NATIONAL
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND AT
NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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