Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.0 on date 23-05-2022 and time 19:26:38 (UTC) in region Vanuatu Islands [Sea: Vanuatu]

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

  • 23-05-2022 19:26:38 (UTC)
  • 23-05-2022 21:26:38 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 24-05-2022 06:26:38 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Efate)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -17.0510, 167.3510 at 10 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 5.2
Mwp 6.0

Mwpd 6.2
2022-05-23
19:26:38
-17.0508 167.351 10 2022-05-23
19:44:55
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 105071411
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-05-23 19:26:38
Latitude -17.0508
Longitude 167.3510
Depth (km) 10 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 105071411

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 23570
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2332
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 77
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 19025.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 64.4903
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 33
Number of defining phases 33
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 2.02613
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 1.60983
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 91.91575
Number of stations at which the event was observed 33
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 33
Magnitudes information

Mwpd:6.2

Field Value
Value 6.2
Uncertainty 0.0
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 105071411
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-05-23 19:44:55

Mwp:6.0

Field Value
Value 6.0
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 105071411
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-05-23 19:44:55

mb:5.2

Field Value
Value 5.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 23
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 105071411
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-05-23 19:44:55
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
US.ELK.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:39:43.68 10.0 positive automatic P 48 91.9157 -2.39669 0.0777566
GE.SNAA.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:39:41.36 10.0 negative automatic P 183 91.0225 -0.336273 0.0832797
BK.CMB.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:39:20.00 10.0 positive automatic P 49 87.2019 -2.68306 0.111579
IU.ULN.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:39:18.27 10.0 positive automatic PcP 324 84.2363 5.39703 0
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:38:26.27 10.0 positive automatic P 295 76.1999 0.685283 0.204925
IU.QSPA.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:38:04.82 10.0 positive automatic P 180 72.8805 -1.90733 0.247728
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:37:55.62 10.0 positive automatic P 277 71.1073 0.0062906 0.267807
MY.IPM.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:37:42.72 10.0 positive automatic P 282 68.9081 0.584524 0.268249
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:36:53.42 10.0 positive automatic pP 180 60.7964 4.16196 0.37339
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:36:46.03 10.0 positive automatic P 181 60.5264 -1.40163 0.36876
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:36:43.27 10.0 positive automatic P 333 60.2477 -2.30328 0.40784
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:36:43.65 10.0 positive automatic P 328 59.9719 -0.0537714 0.360308
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:36:43.45 10.0 positive automatic P 332 59.8322 0.704783 0.413783
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:36:29.82 10.0 negative automatic P 284 57.7593 1.54418 0.414457
MY.LDM.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:35:58.22 10.0 positive automatic P 290 53.1248 3.32217 0.492189
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:35:18.77 10.0 positive automatic P 246 48.3305 0.0106758 0.543518
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:34:52.57 10.0 negative automatic P 257 45.0217 -0.24054 0.638391
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:34:38.47 10.0 positive automatic P 286 43.3145 -0.626723 0.639092
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:33:47.28 10.0 negative automatic P 251 37.1786 -1.07204 0.812361
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:32:56.69 10.0 positive automatic P 260 31.3697 -1.27458 0.891153
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:31:56.65 10.0 negative automatic P 218 24.5054 0.0503269 0.952381
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:31:45.97 10.0 positive automatic P 242 23.4291 -0.565834 0.930233
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2022-05-23T19:31:39.14 10.0 negative automatic P 160 22.8681 -1.46236 0.952381
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:31:23.62 10.0 negative automatic P 289 21.0721 2.22546 0.43956
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:31:13.82 10.0 positive automatic P 258 20.2121 1.69322 0.952381
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:31:08.72 10.0 negative automatic P 224 19.5981 3.16398 0.898876
AU.RABL.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:31:05.18 10.0 negative automatic P 309 19.6742 -1.07362 0.43956
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2022-05-23T19:30:57.52 10.0 negative automatic P 164 19.0030 -1.33485 0.97561
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2022-05-23T19:30:39.82 10.0 negative automatic P 238 17.2749 1.43807 0.43956
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:29:08.35 10.0 positive automatic P 316 10.4774 1.01951 0.952381
II.MSVF.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:29:06.62 10.0 positive automatic P 95 10.2338 2.5108 0.930233
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:27:43.65 10.0 negative automatic P 219 4.5456 -2.26754 0.952381
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2022-05-23T19:27:02.50 10.0 negative automatic P 355 1.6098 -3.04575 0.97561
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