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Mw 6.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Vanuatu on 03 Mar 2012 12:19 UTC
Tsunami calculation for earthquake Earthquake in Vanuatu

The JRC has developed a global tsunami wave height calculation model, which is run after each earthquake issued by seismological institutes around the world.

This report is for earthquake episode 115239 of event 115235 issued at 03 Mar 2012 12:19 (GDACS Event ID 115235, Latest episode ID: 115239, inserted at 03 Mar 2012 13:59 UTC ).


Current impact estimate:

  • No content available

  • Green alert in Vanuatu on 03/03/2012 12:19:55 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • Magnitude 6.6M, Depth:15.2km
This is a pre-calculated grid scenario. The exact calculation for this event is available here
Population density map


Tsunami maximum wave height
Tsunami maximum wave height (Source: JRC)

See animation

Tsunami animation
Tsunami animation (Source: JRC)

Affected locations

Date Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
Locations affected by Tsunami wave (15 of 0)

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More information

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Official tsunami bulletins by regional warning centers can be found at the International Tsunami Information Center.