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M. 7.0 Vanuatu --- 5th major EQ in Vanuatu past 30-days. Big one coming?

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posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 04:24 PM

A magnitude 7 earthquake has rocked Vanuatu this morning.

The quake struck 31km east of Lakatoro and was at a depth of 10km.

It struck at 6.33am local time.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said based on data a Pacific-wide tsunami threat was not expected but destructive waves posed a danger to Vanuatu.

This quake was very shallow at 10 KM (6 MI) deep. No tsunami warnings were issued. This just happens to be the 5th major earthquake in the past 30-days in Vanuatu:

- M. 7.0 4/28/2016 (today)

- M. 6.4 4/14/2016

- M. 6.7 4/7/2016

- M. 6.7 4/6/2016

- M. 6.9 4/3/2016


Either way, the "Ring of Fire" is still currently on fire. There doesn't appear to be an end to these large earthquakes anytime soon.

edit on 28-4-2016 by _BoneZ_ because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 04:49 PM
a reply to: _BoneZ_.

Is it just me or does that sequence look like they may be foreshocks?

edit on 28-4-2016 by GoShredAK because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 05:37 PM
a reply to: GoShredAK

Yes it does look like foreshocks to me too

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 05:43 PM
a reply to: GoShredAK

Or it's aftershock from the original 6.9.

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 06:01 PM
muzzy has done a thorough analysis of Vanuatu:

This taught me a lot.

It seems Vanuatu commonly has earthquakes. There have been some big ones the last few days, but it might be normal.

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 07:09 PM
Just waiting for New Zealand to pop.

Then it will be USA's turn

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