Vanuatu earthquake list

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Vanuatu time = UTC +11
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Jun 18 08:10 4.8 10 MAP
EMSC Vanuatu Jun 18 08:10 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Jun 14 11:20 4.8 110 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Vanuatu Jun 14 11:20 5.0 111 MAP
GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Jun 14 11:20 5.0 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Jun 14 04:28 5.2 81 MAP
USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Jun 14 04:28 5.2 81 MAP
EMSC Vanuatu Jun 14 04:28 5.2 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Vanuatu Jun 13 12:12 4.8 138 MAP
USGS Port-vila, Vanuatu Jun 13 12:12 4.8 138 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Port Vila - Am in a 8-bed dorm at City Lodge. At 10:30pm (2230) I felt my entire body move from the bed shaking. I heard a little banging from the other beds. It lasted 3-4 seconds.
  • USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Jun 12 17:40 4.7 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lakatoro, Vanuatu Jun 10 14:43 5.0 168 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu May 29 18:33 4.9 80 MAP
    USGS Port-olry, Vanuatu May 28 14:34 4.5 202 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu May 28 14:34 4.5 202 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 28 14:34 4.6 185 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu May 26 04:58 4.7 117 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu May 26 04:58 4.7 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 25 10:31 5.7 162 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Port Vila - Lasted about a minute. Felt the ground moving.
  • USGS Isangel, Vanuatu May 25 10:31 5.6 140 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu May 24 22:09 5.0 129 MAP
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 24 22:09 4.7 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu May 24 22:09 5.0 130 MAP
    USGS Sola, Vanuatu May 21 16:36 4.5 146 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port-vila, Vanuatu May 20 07:34 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 10 08:44 5.7 105 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu May 10 08:44 5.8 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Region May 08 14:57 4.9 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port-vila, Vanuatu May 08 14:57 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 08 01:42 4.7 105 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Luganville, Vanuatu May 06 23:19 5.0 161 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Vanuatu May 06 23:19 5.0 161 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 06 23:19 4.9 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands May 06 03:56 4.9 235 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu May 06 03:56 5.0 221 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu May 06 03:56 5.0 216 MAP
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Apr 28 21:06 4.7 159 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Vanuatu Apr 28 21:06 4.7 153 MAP
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Apr 28 16:30 4.8 159 MAP
    USGS Port-olry, Vanuatu Apr 28 16:30 4.8 151 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu Apr 28 16:30 4.8 155 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Apr 28 14:15 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Region Apr 28 14:15 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port-vila, Vanuatu Apr 16 14:47 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Apr 16 14:47 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port-vila, Vanuatu Apr 12 21:03 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Apr 09 02:57 4.8 214 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu Apr 09 02:57 4.9 226 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sola, Vanuatu Apr 09 02:57 4.9 209 MAP
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Apr 07 15:19 4.7 151 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Apr 07 15:19 4.7 143 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu Apr 07 15:19 4.7 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Apr 03 20:00 4.9 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Mar 23 00:09 4.7 147 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Mar 20 15:24 6.2 137 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Luganville, Vanuatu Mar 20 15:24 6.3 119 MAP
    USGS Luganville, Vanuatu Mar 19 04:20 5.0 138 MAP
    EMSC Vanuatu Mar 19 04:20 5.0 141 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Mar 19 04:20 5.2 128 MAP
    USGS Norsup, Vanuatu Mar 18 05:33 4.6 39 MAP

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Julie Harvey says:

      9:30 am Vanuatu time. Had Moderate shaking for about 20 sec. Felt low level swaying movements for 2 minutes.

    2. Julie Harvey says:

      Aore island Vanuatu. TStarted with some small trembling for about 15 secs, followed by some moderate shakes for another 15 secs then returned to smaller trembling for another 20 secs.