Past earthquakes near Merig volcano: 2020

Updated Sep 22, 2021 08:45 GMT -
During 2020, Merig volcano was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 4 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.
Biggest quake: 5.8 quake Coral Sea, 60 km south of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, 29 Oct 1:12 am (GMT +11)
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Monday, November 30, 2020 16:49 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 30, 2020 16:49 GMT
4.5

10 km
25 km (16 mi)Coral Sea, 35 km southeast of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu MoreMap
Sunday, November 29, 2020 08:19 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 29, 2020 7:19 pm (GMT +11) (Nov 29, 2020 08:19 GMT)
4.6

178 km
39 km (24 mi)Coral Sea, 5 km south of Koro, Torba, Vanuatu MoreMap
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 14:12 GMT (1 earthquake)
29 Oct 1:12 am (GMT +11) (Oct 28, 2020 14:12 GMT)
5.8

185 km
41 km (25 mi)Coral Sea, 60 km south of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu MoreMap
Thursday, September 3, 2020 02:34 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 3, 2020 02:34 GMT
5.0

10 km
34 km (21 mi)Coral Sea, 90 km southeast of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu 57 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 19:15 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 14, 2020 19:15 GMT
4.8

158 km
47 km (29 mi)106 km northeast of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu MoreMap
Monday, March 23, 2020 06:37 GMT (1 earthquake)
Mar 23, 2020 06:37 GMT
5.0

104 km
49 km (30 mi)Coral Sea, 70 km northeast of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu MoreMap
Monday, February 3, 2020 02:04 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-02-03 13:04:25 +11:00 (Feb 3, 2020 02:04 GMT)
4.7

10 km
27 km (17 mi)149 km northeast of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.8 x 1013 joules (10.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9125 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) More info

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