7.3 Great Earthquake Hit Vanuatu Islands; 6.0 Major Earthquake Hit Offshore Chiapas, Mexico

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

VANUATU ISLANDS 4-28-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A great 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Islands, on April 28, 2016, at 19:33:26 UTC, at a depth of 28 km, reported Geoscience Australia (preliminary report).

A Tsunami Threat Message was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on April 28, 2016, at 1937 UTC. TSUNAMI WAVES ARE EXPECTED!

MEXICO-OFFSHORE CHIAPAS 4-27-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on April 27, 2016, at 12:51:23.1 UTC, at a depth of 50 km, reported CSEM-EMSC.

606 major (6.0+) to great (7+) to super (8+) magnitude earthquakes hit various places over the last 1,163 days. Among these were 77 7.0+ and 6 8.0+ magnitude quakes. (Sources: CSEM-EMSC, Geoscience Australia, USGS, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, China Earthquake Networks Center, GEOFON)…Read more

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