Deep earthquake M 6.3 registered east of Vanuatu

Deep earthquake M 6.3 registered east of Vanuatu

Deep earthuqake registered as M 6.3 (USGS) struck east of Vanuatu on March 5, 2014 at 09:56 UTC. USGS reported depth of 636.8 km (396.7 miles), EMSC is reporting M 6.3 at depth of 648 km.

Epicenter was located at sea, 262 km (163 miles) ESE of Sola and 368

Strong earthquake M6.5 struck close to Port-Olry and Luganville, Vanuatu

Strong earthquake M6.5 struck close to Port-Olry and Luganville, Vanuatu

A strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.5 struck Vanuatu on February 7, 2014 at 08:40 UTC (19:40 local time). According to USGS, the depth of the earthquake was 111.2 km (69.1 miles); EMSC is reporting depth of 115 km.

Epicenter was

M 6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

M 6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 48 km (30 miles) ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu at 07:07 UTC on July 26, 2013. The epicenter was located at coordinates 15.360°S 167.586°E –  274km (170 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu and 615km (382mi) N

Steam plume observed at Gaua volcano, Vanuatu

Steam plume observed at Gaua volcano, Vanuatu

Gaua, also known as Santa Maria Island, is part of the Vanuatu Archipelago, a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Just 20 kilometers (12 miles) in diameter, Gaua Island is actually the exposed upper cone and summit of

Shallow M 6.1 earthquake struck Vanuatu

Shallow M 6.1 earthquake struck Vanuatu

Strong and shallow earthquake measuring M 6.1 struck island nation Vanuatu on February 28, 2013 at 03:09 UTC. The epicenter was located 104 km (64 miles) W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu and 248 km (154 miles) S of Luganville, Vanuatu at coordinates 17.771°S, 167.341°E.

6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu

6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu

An earthquake with recorded magnitude 6.8 struck Vanuatu on December 21, 2012 at 22:28 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 63 km (39 miles) SSW of Sola, Vanuatu and 388 km (241 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu at coordinates 14.382°S, 167.260°E. Recorded

Ambrym’s twin lava lakes captured by satellite

Ambrym’s twin lava lakes captured by satellite

Vanuatu’s Ambrym volcano with its roiling pools of lava glow a deep orange, spewing fountains of lava and seemingly endless plumes of steam and gas. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite

Tropical Cyclone Evan leaves Samoa – heads toward Fiji and Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Evan leaves Samoa – heads toward Fiji and Vanuatu

Evan peaked with wind speeds of 110 km/h (nearly 70 mph), causing major damage in the Samoan capital of Apia and leaving three people dead and seven missing. Evan left about 3 000 people in shelters. The system is expected to slowly strengthen before it affects Fiji…

6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu

6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu

6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu at 00:54 UTC on December 2, 2012 according to USGS and EMSC. Epicenter was located 101 km (62 miles) SSE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu and 108 km (67 miles) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu at coordinates 17.012°S, 167.626°E. Recorded

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake near Vanuatu

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake near Vanuatu

Strong earthquake M 6.6 hit Vanuatu on October 20, 2012 at 23:00:32 UTC. Epicenter was located  226 km (140 miles) NNW (345°) from Santo (Luganville) and 499 km (310 miles) NNW (338°) from PORT-VILA, Vanuatu (13.572°S, 166.594°E) at depth of 35.4 km (22.0