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Strong M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu, hazardous tsunami waves possible

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 10:10 UTC on August 18, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 91 km (56 miles. EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter was located 16.7 km (10.4...

August 18, 2021

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits southeast of Loyalty Islands, M6.2 off Port Vila - both along New Hebrides Trench

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 22:49 UTC on February 17, 2021, at a depth of 12.6 km (7.8 miles). At 06:37 UTC on February 18, M6.2 earthquake hit 147 km (91.3 miles) SSW of Port...

February 18, 2021

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Series of strong earthquakes hit off the coast of Port Vila, Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit off the coast of Port Vila, Vanuatu at 00:49 UTC on February 16, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The quake was preceded by...

February 16, 2021

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Vanuatu at 06:48 UTC on January 10, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 160 km (99 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 162 km (100 miles). The epicenter was located 47.4 km (29.5 miles) E of...

January 10, 2021

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M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Isangel, Vanuatu

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Isangel, Vanuatu at 05:01 UTC on January 8, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 117 km (72 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 120 km (75 miles). The epicenter was located 147 km...

January 08, 2021

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Another shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Vanuatu at 06:12 UTC (17:12 LT) on September 7, 2020, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). The epicenter was located 74 km (46 miles) NNE of...

September 07, 2020

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Vanuatu at 02:59 UTC (13:59 LT) on September 6, 2020, at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 102 km (63 miles) NW of Port-Vila...

September 06, 2020

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits near the coast of Ambrym, Vanuatu

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near the coast of Ambrym, Vanuatu at 12:05 UTC (23:05 LT) on August 5, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 174 km (108 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 181 km (112 miles). The...

August 05, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Vanuatu at 07:09 UTC on May 27, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 80 km (49 miles) NW of Port-Vila and 126 km (78 miles) SSE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu....

May 27, 2020

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu region at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Vanuatu region at 03:13 UTC on March 18, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 178.8 km (111 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 196 km (121 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake after M6.0...

March 18, 2020

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M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Vanuatu at 02:52 UTC on October 21, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 226 km (140 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 237 km (147 miles). The epicenter was located 58 km (36 miles) NNE of Isangel...

October 21, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 15:51 UTC on August 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 114.7 km (71.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 123 km (76.4 miles). The epicenter was located 63.8 km...

August 24, 2019

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Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Vanuatu at 15:02 UTC on July 31, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 179.1 km (111.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 192 km (119.3 miles). The epicenter was located 57 km (35 miles) E of...

July 31, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit off the coast of Luganville, Vanuatu at 17:13 UTC on July 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 113.3 km (70.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). The epicenter was located 35.7...

July 01, 2019

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits near Ambae, Vanuatu

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of Ambae, Vanuatu at 15:23 UTC on March 20, 2019 at a depth of 125.4 km (78 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 134 km (83 miles). The epicenter was located 49.1 km (30.5 miles) ESE of...

March 20, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits near Isangel, Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit WSW of Isangel, Vanuatu at 13:18 UTC on January 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 45.1 km (28 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). This earthquake can have a low...

January 18, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 18:06 UTC on January 15, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 46.9 km (29.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). This earthquake can have a...

January 15, 2019

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Vanuatu at 14:25 UTC on December 22, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 42 km (26 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). The epicenter was located 106 km (65.9 miles)...

December 22, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Vanuatu at 22:32 UTC on August 21, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 13.4 km (8.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

August 22, 2018

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M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near Isangel, Vanuatu at 09:46 UTC on July 13, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 169.2 km (105 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.2 at a depth of 167 km (103.7 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

July 13, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.2 hit Vanuatu at 21:13 UTC on June 21, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 36 km (22.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 21.8 km (13.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth...

June 21, 2018

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Vanuatu at 20:09 UTC on September 20, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 200.2 km (125 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 204 km (126 miles). According to the USGS, the...

September 20, 2017

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as Mwp6.0 hit near Norsup, Vanuatu at 02:31 UTC on September 17, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.8 km (22.9 miles). The epicenter was located 6.8 km (4.2 miles) NNE of Norsup (population 2 998), 9.7 km (6.1...

September 17, 2016

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M6.0 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Vanuatu

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Vanuatu at 15:13 UTC on July 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 164.1 km (102 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.2 at a depth of 200 km (124 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

July 20, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Vanuatu at 09:47 UTC on June 19, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 13.6 km (8.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 0 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

June 19, 2016

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M6.2 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Vanuatu

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Vanuatu at 13:49 UTC on June 14, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 131.7 km (81.8 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mb6.3 at a depth of 99 km (61.5 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

June 14, 2016

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 08:35 UTC on April 30, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.8 km (3.0 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). According...

April 30, 2016

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Massive M7.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu, tsunami warning issued

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M7.3 hit Vanuatu at 19:33 UTC on April 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 28 km (17.4 miles). USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 27.2 km (16.9 miles). EMSC reports M7.0 at a depth...

April 28, 2016

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M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Tanna island, Vanuatu

A strong earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.0 hit near the coast of Tanna island, Vanuatu at 13:06 UTC on April 18, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 64 km (39.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 72 km (44.7 miles). USGS is...

April 18, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.5 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 21:50 UTC on April 14, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 1 km (0.62 milesmiles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). After...

April 14, 2016

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu

A shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 12:17 UTC on April 14, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 20 km...

April 14, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hit near the coast of Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 03:32 UTC on April 7, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 26.8 km (16.6 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.8 at a depth of 47 km (29.2 miles), Geoscience Australia as...

April 07, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hit near the coast of Vanuatu

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 06:58 UTC on April 6, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 33.7 km (20.9 miles). This is the second M6.9 earthquake in this region since April 3. Geoscience...

April 06, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hit near the coast of Vanuatu

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 (downgraded from M7.2) hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 08:23 UTC on April 3, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC registered it as M7.0 at a depth of 40 km (24.8...

April 03, 2016

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Vanuatu at 02:10 UTC on December 19, 2015. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 128km (80mi) N of Isangel and 135km (84mi) ESE of Port-Vila,...

December 19, 2015

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Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A very strong earthquake registered as M7.5 by Geoscience Australia hit Vanuatu at 21:52 UTC on October 20, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 125 km (77.8 miles). USGS is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 127 km (78.9 miles). According to the USGS, epicenter was...

October 21, 2015

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hit Vanuatu

A strong and shallow M6.6 (Geoscience Australia) earthquake was registered off the coast of Vanuatu at 13:18 UTC on February 19, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting depth of 39 km (24.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).There are about 5

February 19, 2015

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Very strong and deep M6.8 earthquake hits off Vanuatu

A very strong and deep M6.8 earthquake was registered off the Pacific island of Vanuatu at 03:47 UTC on January 23, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 218.5 km (135.7 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 201 km (124 miles).According to USGS, epicen

January 23, 2015

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Strong M6.3 earthquake registered near Port-Vila, Vanuatu

A strong earthquake measuring M6.3 on the Richter scale hit Vanuatu on July 8, 2014, at 12:56 UTC. USGS reports depth of 114 km (70.8 miles). Geosciece Australia is reporting M6.0 (Mwp) at depth od 100 km.Epicenter was located 13 km (8 miles) NNE of&

July 08, 2014

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Strong M6.4 earthquake registered off the coast of Vanuatu

Earthquake registered as M6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of Vanuatu on June 19, 2014 at 10:17 UTC. USGS reports depth of 59.9 km (37.2 miles), EMSC is reporting same magnitude at depth of 60 km.Epicenter was located 85 km (53 miles) WNW of Sola, and 219 k

June 19, 2014