Latest earthquakes in Vanuatu - list and map

Updated Aug 9, 2022 02:42 GMT -
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There was one earthquake of magnitude 5.1 in or near Vanuatu in the past 48 hours. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.1 | South Pacific Ocean, 81 km E of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu -

Recent quakes above magnitude 4.0 in or near Vanuatu (updated )

Past 24 hours:1 quake | 0 quakes M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 0 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 7 days:2 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 0 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 30 days:9 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+ | 7 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 90 days:34 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 20 quakes M4+ | 13 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 365 days:140 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 85 quakes M4+ | 48 quakes M5+ | 7 quakes M6+

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Monday, August 8, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 9, 2022 12:42 am (GMT +11) (Aug 8, 2022 13:42 GMT)
5.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 81 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Vanuatu Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Vanuatu?

The last earthquake in Vanuatu occurred 13 hours ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 81 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Tuesday, Aug 9, 2022 at 12:42 am (GMT +11).

How many quakes were there in Vanuatu in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Vanuatu had 1 quakes up to magnitude 5.1.

What was the strongest quake in Vanuatu in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Vanuatu in the past 48 hours occurred 13 hours ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 81 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Tuesday, Aug 9, 2022 at 12:42 am (GMT +11).

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