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Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, at a depth of 123 km, the US Geological Survey reported.

No information about casualties or damage is available at the moment.

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No tsunami warning has been issued so far.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 20 Mar 2019 15:24:00 UTC

• 21 Mar 2019 02:24:00 near epicenter

Location 15.621S 167.608E

Depth 125 km

Distances • 49.1 km (30.4 mi) ESE of Luganville, Vanuatu
• 245.9 km (152.4 mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
• 587.2 km (364.1 mi) N of W�, New Caledonia
• 732.5 km (454.1 mi) N of Pa�ta, New Caledonia
• 733.6 km (454.8 mi) N of Dumb�a, New Caledonia

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.4 km; Vertical 4.8 km

Parameters Nph = 91; Dmin = 723.8 km; Rmss = 0.82 seconds; Gp = 53°

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