Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
22-27 Jul 2018: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
22 Jul - 5 Aug 2018: Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea - Vanuatu (South Sea)
26 Jul - 5 Aug 2018: The Volcanoes of Ambrym - the Grand Traverse - Vanuatu (South Sea)
30 Jul - 13 Aug 2018: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
10-15 Aug 2018: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait
15-31 Aug 2018: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
2-20 Sep 2018: Kamchatka - Mountains of Fire & Ice - Kamchatka peninsula (Russia)
14-29 Sep 2018: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
26 Sep - 1 Oct 2018: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
26 Sep - 10 Oct 2018: Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea - Vanuatu (South Sea)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - VANUATU on Sunday, 15 April 2018

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - VANUATU on Sunday, 15 April 2018
Date & time: Sun, 15 Apr 11:27:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 203.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.99°S / 169.23°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Traitor's Head (27 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 29 Apr
Sun, 29 Apr 20:23 UTCM 5.1 / 67 km - [info]Traitor's Head (89 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 13 Jun
Wed, 13 Jun 10:33 UTCM 5.0 / 246 km - [info]Traitor's Head (12 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Jun
Mon, 18 Jun 05:31 UTCM 5.1 / 149 km - [info] (53 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 25 Jun
Mon, 25 Jun 12:49 UTCM 5.0 / 290 km - [info] (53 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
PortVila (141.5 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Port Vila / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(199.2 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Fri, 29 Jun
Fri, 29 Jun 11:47 UTCM 4.3 / 34.8 km - [info] (78 km)- 77km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 8 Jul
Sun, 8 Jul 21:04 UTCM 5.2 / 267 km - [info] (41 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Port Vila / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the bed shake and the water in my drinking bottle shook
Wed, 11 Jul
Wed, 11 Jul 15:34 UTCM 4.9 / 104.4 km - [info]Yasur (21 km) - Tanna Island, Vanuatu- 13km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 13 Jul
Fri, 13 Jul 09:46 UTCM 6.2 / 184 km - [info]Traitor's Head (28 km) - VanuatuVanuatu Islands
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ
Port Vila / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Port vila / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Port Vila / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Port Vila (Vanuatu) (153 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mild shake (via EMSC)
Port Vila (Vanuatu) (153 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hopefully no tsunamis! (via EMSC)
Port Vila (Vanuatu) (152 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Seemed to come in two distinct waves very close to one another. (via EMSC)
Read all reports

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

 
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: