Major Earthquakes Hit Vanuatu Islands (6.6), Loyalty Islands (6.2), Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (6.2), New Ireland Region, PNG (6.3)

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

VANUATU 6-19-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Islands on June 19, 2016, at 0947 UTC, at a depth of 10 km / 6 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on June 19, 2016, at 0956 UTC.

LOYALTY ISLANDS 6-20-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Loyalty Islands on June 20, 2016, at 03:51:02 UTC, at a depth of 71 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE 6-21-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on June 21, 2016, at 16:26:38 UTC, at a depth of 21 km, reported the Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - NEW IRELAND REGION 6-21-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea, on June 21, 2016, at 17:12:08.8 UTC, at a depth of 375 km, reported CSEM-EMSC…Read more

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