10/7/09 Vanuatu 7.6 and Santa Cruz Islands 7.8


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10/7/09 Vanuatu 7.6 and Santa Cruz Islands 7.8 inset map

10/7/09 Vanuatu 7.6 and Santa Cruz Islands 7.8 focal mechanism

10/7/09 Vanuatu 7.6 and Santa Cruz Islands 7.8 Mw Earthquake Focal Mechanism

Earthquake Details Seismogram Explanation
Location: Vanuatu and Santa Cruz Islands
Date: October 7, 2009
Time: 22:03:15 UTC; 5:03:15 pm CDT
Latitude: 13.05 S
Longitude: 166.19 E
Magnitudes: 7.6 Mw
Depth: 28 km
Distance: 110.39 deg (7,622 miles from Milwaukee)
Pdiff-wave arrival time: not verified.
Sdiff-wave arrival time:not verified.
The vertical axis is in units of displacement in centimeters.
The horizontal axis is in units of time in seconds.
The beginning of the file is the origin of the event.
There are two very large earthquake contained in this record. The details are for the Vanuatu earthquake which occurred first.

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