Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Vanuatu Earthquakes (Magnitude 6.1)

Two large earthquakes have hit the Hunter Fracture Zone, SE of Vanuatu.The two earthquakes were magnitude 6.1. The first hit on Tuesday, August9, 2005 at 5:26 PM, and the second on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 2:12AM, local time. The Hunter Fracture Zone extends in a E-W direction, betweenSouthern Vanuatu and Fiji. The closest active volcanoes are Hunter, andYasur in Vanuatu.
Volcanoes of Vanuatu...