7.6 M Earthquake Reported In Vanuatu Region

Event Map

Chicago, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The United States Geological Survey issued a preliminary report of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the Vanuatu Region, location 19.759S 167.973E, at a depth of 24 km.

The quake is located:

  • 138 km (86 miles) W (259 degrees) of Isangel, Vanuatu
  • 196 km (122 miles) N (3 degrees) of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
  • 226 km (140 miles) S (189 degrees) of PORT-VILA, Vanuatu
  • 1749 km (1087 miles) ENE (64 degrees) of Brisbane, Australia

More information is available at earthquake.usgs.gov.