Earthquake Information

May 27, 2010 (17:14:48 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.2 Vanuatu

The Vanuatu earthquake of May 27, 2010, occurred on or near the plate boundary between the Australia and Pacific plates. In the region of the earthquake, the Australia plate moves to the east-northeast with respect to the Pacific plate at a velocity of about 91 mm/year.

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