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M7.2 Quake Strikes Vanuatu

Posted by feww on May 28, 2010

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Vanuatu about 215 km NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo

The mainshock was followed by at least 4 aftershock, the largest of which measured 6.4Mw.

10-degree Map Centered at 15°S,165°E

EQ Location Map. Source: USGS. Enhanced by Fire-Earth

EQ Details:

  • Magnitude: 7.2
  • Date-Time
    • Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 17:14:48 UTC
    • Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:14:48 AM at epicenter
  • Location: 13.710°S, 166.507°E
  • Depth: 36.1 km (22.4 miles)
  • Region: VANUATU
  • Distances :
    • 215 km (135 miles) NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
    • 340 km (210 miles) SSE of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
    • 485 km (300 miles) NNW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
    • 2070 km (1290 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
  • Location Uncertainty:  horizontal +/- 8.6 km (5.3 miles); depth +/- 21.2 km (13.2 miles)
  • Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
  • Event ID: us2010wubj

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4 Responses to “M7.2 Quake Strikes Vanuatu”

  1. feww said

    “This is the end, beautiful friend, the end.”

    Pretty close! Less than a decade away from the “drop point.”

  2. Jack said

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