Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.0 on date 18-10-2021 and time 09:26:53 (Italy) in region Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]

A magnitude Mwp 6.0 earthquake occured in region: Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu], on

  • 18-10-2021 07:26:53 (UTC)
  • 18-10-2021 09:26:53 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 18-10-2021 18:26:53 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Efate)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -13.6620, 166.9570 at 106 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.

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 5.5
Mwp 6.0

Mwpd 6.1
2021-10-18
07:26:53
-13.6617 166.957 105 2021-10-18
07:41:25
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 96715481
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-10-18 07:26:53
Latitude -13.6617
Longitude 166.9570
Depth (km) 105 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 96715481

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 13988
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 10926
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 95
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 14205.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 63.4119
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 67
Number of defining phases 67
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.91162
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 1.80118
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 67.06414
Number of stations at which the event was observed 67
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 67
Magnitudes information

Mwp:6.0

Field Value
Value 6.0
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 34
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 96715481
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.2.4
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-10-18 07:41:25

Mwpd:6.1

Field Value
Value 6.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 37
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 96715481
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.2.4
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-10-18 07:41:25

mb:5.5

Field Value
Value 5.5
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 47
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 96715481
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.2.4
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-10-18 07:41:25
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
GE.BKNI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:37:33.92 10.0 positive automatic P 276 7406.0754 1.16915 0.0940516
IU.PET.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:37:32.92 10.0 positive automatic P 355 7444.1151 -0.856771 0.181953
AT.SMY.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:37:31.08 10.0 positive automatic P 5 7400.9361 -0.641964 0.19103
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:37:16.12 10.0 positive automatic P 202 7145.6472 -1.06824 0.197474
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:37:16.20 10.0 positive automatic P 342 7146.3909 -0.7537 0.18098
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:37:15.92 10.0 positive automatic P 180 7124.5128 -1.39556 0.208107
GE.MNAI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:37:14.12 10.0 positive automatic P 272 7073.2086 1.28064 0.201539
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:37:13.40 10.0 positive automatic P 181 7093.5549 -1.85662 0.0512613
RM.DLV.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:37:12.42 10.0 positive automatic P 291 7034.3586 1.15327 0.213475
IU.INCN.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:37:11.52 10.0 positive automatic P 325 7062.8856 0.0217865 0.234906
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:37:00.30 10.0 positive automatic P 340 6870.4005 -0.598013 0.223788
AU.XMI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:48.57 10.0 positive automatic P 266 6643.5831 0.442768 0.236517
JP.JTU.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:46.45 10.0 positive automatic P 325 6654.3834 -1.99046 0.233008
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:42.95 10.0 positive automatic P 337 6604.167 -1.30041 0.386092
IU.TATO.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:36:39.67 10.0 positive automatic P 311 6525.8232 0.0618208 0.242281
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:27.45 10.0 positive automatic P 323 6343.206 -0.156569 0.307951
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:25.90 10.0 positive automatic P 327 6316.6326 -0.48439 0.0842412
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:36:24.27 10.0 positive automatic P 333 6333.4047 -1.87821 0.257228
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:24.67 10.0 positive automatic P 282 6283.7766 -0.0528975 0.26753
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:22.85 10.0 positive automatic P 331 6290.3589 -1.12036 0.243756
G.INU.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:36:22.96 10.0 positive automatic P 331 6284.3094 -0.559891 0.267484
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:36:14.75 10.0 positive automatic P 317 6130.9185 0.0903256 0.281039
JP.JMZ.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:35:56.10 10.0 positive automatic P 319 5840.0652 0.716777 0.295656
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:35:50.82 10.0 positive automatic P 270 5770.557 1.00559 0.46778
MY.LDM.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:35:50.92 10.0 positive automatic P 288 5733.0168 0.96829 0.215338
AU.GIRL.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:35:42.63 10.0 positive automatic P 252 5621.5506 1.66197 0.359989
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:35:31.00 10.0 positive automatic P 243 5487.951 0.815985 0.561571
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:35:28.30 10.0 positive automatic P 238 5441.6196 0.261297 0.569435
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:35:02.47 10.0 positive automatic P 282 5049.6453 1.38016 0.21135
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:35:02.35 10.0 positive automatic P 254 5052.4758 1.32891 0.418836
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:34:50.42 10.0 positive automatic P 272 4895.1888 0.774941 0.255965
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:34:35.32 10.0 positive automatic P 282 4675.6974 1.80112 0.483278
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:34:34.52 10.0 positive automatic P 271 4654.3188 1.42264 0.289873
G.PPTF.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:34:34.25 10.0 positive automatic P 101 4658.2371 -0.590008 0.464753
GE.TNTI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:34:32.77 10.0 positive automatic P 287 4638.7233 1.40651 0.448295
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:34:13.43 10.0 positive automatic P 238 4394.6343 -0.164251 0.815372
IU.XMAS.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:34:05.50 10.0 positive automatic P 69 4287.7524 -1.34026 0.548556
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:34:00.38 10.0 positive automatic P 247 4223.8941 -0.456986 0.862104
GE.BNDI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:33:57.12 10.0 positive automatic P 280 4179.4275 -0.242403 0.623065
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:33:42.77 10.0 positive automatic P 284 3987.3753 0.351795 0.922842
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:33:34.10 10.0 positive automatic P 267 3868.017 0.593492 0.993163
II.TAU.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:33:23.97 10.0 positive automatic P 206 3750.0684 -0.833159 0.75134
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:33:22.88 10.0 positive automatic P 268 3725.3487 0.485018 0.522197
IU.RAR.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:33:15.37 10.0 positive automatic P 108 3613.6938 0.586339 0.738783
AU.HTT.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:33:11.15 10.0 positive automatic P 227 3577.4634 0.379762 1.15602
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:33:06.05 10.0 positive automatic P 254 3526.8807 0.00860033 1.1349
NZ.ODZ.HHZ.10 2021-10-18T07:33:03.98 10.0 positive automatic P 175 3500.5959 0.0183949 0.84223
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2021-10-18T07:32:43.57 10.0 positive automatic P 170 3253.5432 -0.29585 0.239234
GE.GENI.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:32:39.62 10.0 positive automatic P 290 3184.701 -1.02103 0.909091
AU.MILA.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:32:35.50 10.0 positive automatic P 211 3138.5583 -0.532451 0.898876
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:32:24.60 10.0 positive automatic P 214 3000.1524 -0.71973 0.869565
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:32:05.67 10.0 positive automatic P 235 2760.9141 0.523466 1.11517
AU.RIV.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:32:04.57 10.0 positive automatic P 213 2746.3398 -0.6726 0.898876
AU.MANU.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:31:44.48 10.0 positive automatic P 299 2507.0904 0.133475 0.456116
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2021-10-18T07:31:42.68 10.0 positive automatic P 166 2483.3364 -0.289984 0.930233
PS.PATS.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:31:38.91 10.0 positive automatic P 337 2466.4755 -1.56286 0.798869
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:31:37.92 10.0 positive automatic P 218 2432.565 0.0358331 1.44394
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:31:26.55 10.0 positive automatic P 249 2309.3661 0.2164 1.44449
IU.AFI.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:31:24.02 10.0 positive automatic P 93 2291.7948 0.583777 0.989478
AU.LHI.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:31:09.03 10.0 positive automatic P 201 2139.0477 0.154288 1.01487
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2021-10-18T07:31:07.57 10.0 positive automatic P 230 2105.1927 1.64917 1.47963
AU.RABL.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:30:47.05 10.0 positive automatic P 302 1931.1558 -1.36523 0.930233
IU.FUNA.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:29:54.65 10.0 positive automatic P 68 1449.3603 0.782327 0.869565
II.MSVF.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:29:34.87 10.0 positive automatic P 112 1268.8632 1.48954 1.27968
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:28:48.15 10.0 positive automatic P 301 894.6711 0.900385 0.595601
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:28:36.15 10.0 positive automatic P 200 815.3727 -0.985971 2.73822
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2021-10-18T07:27:21.05 10.0 positive automatic P 172 199.9332 -0.553791 2.81817
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