Vanuatu has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 1 earthquake in the past 7 days
  • 14 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 120 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Vanuatu:

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1920-09-20 14:39:03 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Isangel, Tafea, Vanuatu

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1920-09-20 14:39:03 UTC at 14:39
September 20, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.088, 168.523
98.2 km from Isangel (60.2 miles)

Loyalty Islands

Depth: 25 km

B

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2013-02-06 01:12:25 UTC at 01:12
February 06, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.799, 165.114
79.2 km from Lata (49.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 24 km

C

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1980-07-17 19:42:23 UTC at 19:42
July 17, 1980 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.525, 165.916
200.2 km from Lata (124.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 33 km

D
1950-12-02 19:51:51 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 30 km depth
Port-Vila, Shefa, Vanuatu

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1950-12-02 19:51:51 UTC at 19:51
December 02, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.373, 167.654
100.2 km from Port-Vila (62.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 30 km

E

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1931-10-03 19:13:22 UTC at 19:13
October 03, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.117, 161.11
114.2 km from Kirakira (71.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 15 km

F

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1901-08-09 13:01:00 UTC at 13:01
August 09, 1901 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.0, 170.0
224.2 km from Tadine (139.2 miles)

Southeast Of Loyalty Islands

Depth: 0 km

G
2009-10-07 22:18:51 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2009-10-07 22:18:51 UTC at 22:18
October 07, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.517, 166.382
197.2 km from Sola (122.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 35 km

H
1957-12-17 13:50:22 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 123 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1957-12-17 13:50:22 UTC at 13:50
December 17, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.418, 166.684
187.2 km from Sola (116.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 123 km

I

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1939-04-30 02:55:30 UTC at 02:55
April 30, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.873, 159.812
50.2 km from Honiara (31.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 15 km

J
1910-06-16 06:30:43 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 100 km depth
Isangel, Tafea, Vanuatu

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1910-06-16 06:30:43 UTC at 06:30
June 16, 1910 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.572, 169.438
18.2 km from Isangel (11.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 100 km



A

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-12-08 17:38:46 UTC at 17:38
December 08, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.676, 161.33
68.2 km from Kirakira (42.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 41 km

B
2009-10-07 22:03:14 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 45 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2009-10-07 22:03:14 UTC at 22:03
October 07, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.006, 166.51
148.2 km from Sola (92.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 45 km

C
1995-05-16 20:12:44 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Vao, New Caledonia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1995-05-16 20:12:44 UTC at 20:12
May 16, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.008, 169.9
250.2 km from Vao (155.2 miles)

Southeast Of Loyalty Islands

Depth: 20 km

D
1997-04-21 12:02:26 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-04-21 12:02:26 UTC at 12:02
April 21, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.584, 166.676
172.2 km from Sola (106.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 33 km

E
1965-05-20 00:40:27 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 120 km depth
Port-Olry, Sanma, Vanuatu

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1965-05-20 00:40:27 UTC at 00:40
May 20, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.921, 167.34
31.2 km from Port-Olry (19.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 120 km

F

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1931-10-10 00:19:57 UTC at 00:19
October 10, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.732, 161.211
56.2 km from Taro’a (34.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 15 km

G

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 19:40:19 UTC at 19:40
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.936, 166.977
183.2 km from Lata (114.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 10 km

H
1964-07-09 16:39:51 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 130 km depth
Luganville, Sanma, Vanuatu

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1964-07-09 16:39:51 UTC at 16:39
July 09, 1964 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.534, 167.666
54.2 km from Luganville (33.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 130 km

I
1965-08-11 22:31:51 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 30 km depth
Luganville, Sanma, Vanuatu

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1965-08-11 22:31:51 UTC at 22:31
August 11, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.861, 167.092
38.2 km from Luganville (23.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 30 km

J

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1928-03-16 05:01:06 UTC at 05:01
March 16, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.455, 170.236
262.2 km from Tadine (163.2 miles)

Southeast Of Loyalty Islands

Depth: 10 km



A

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1998-01-04 06:11:58 UTC at 06:11
January 04, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.301, 170.911
323.2 km from Tadine (201.2 miles)

Southeast Of Loyalty Islands

Depth: 100 km

B
1999-11-26 13:21:15 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 33 km depth
Lakatoro, Malampa, Vanuatu

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1999-11-26 13:21:15 UTC at 13:21
November 26, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.423, 168.214
92.2 km from Lakatoro (57.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 33 km

C
1973-12-28 13:41:45 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 26 km depth
Port-Olry, Sanma, Vanuatu

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1973-12-28 13:41:45 UTC at 13:41
December 28, 1973 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.464, 166.601
81.2 km from Port-Olry (50.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 26 km

D

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1980-07-08 23:19:19 UTC at 23:19
July 08, 1980 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.41, 166.381
196.2 km from Lata (122.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 33 km

E
2009-10-07 23:13:48 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 31 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.4 magnitude earthquake

2009-10-07 23:13:48 UTC at 23:13
October 07, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.093, 166.497
143.2 km from Sola (89.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 31 km

F
1992-10-11 19:24:26 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 129 km depth
Isangel, Tafea, Vanuatu

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1992-10-11 19:24:26 UTC at 19:24
October 11, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.247, 168.948
47.2 km from Isangel (29.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 129 km

G
1965-08-13 12:40:10 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 25 km depth
Luganville, Sanma, Vanuatu

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1965-08-13 12:40:10 UTC at 12:40
August 13, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.871, 166.96
44.2 km from Luganville (27.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 25 km

H

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1972-02-14 23:29:53 UTC at 23:29
February 14, 1972 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.481, 166.339
101.2 km from Lata (62.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 101 km

I

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1941-05-17 02:24:59 UTC at 02:24
May 17, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.817, 166.284
50.2 km from Lata (31.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 35 km

J
2010-12-25 13:16:37 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 16 km depth
Isangel, Tafea, Vanuatu

7.3 magnitude earthquake

2010-12-25 13:16:37 UTC at 13:16
December 25, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.702, 167.947
139.2 km from Isangel (86.2 miles)

Vanuatu

Depth: 16 km