Magnitude 6.8 – 61km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu – May 9, 2017

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USGS Event Summary
2017-05-09 13:52:10 (UTC)
61km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
Magnitude 6.8
Location  -14.598°S    167.375°E
Depth  169 km
Seismotectonics of the Eastern Margin of the Australia Plate

USGS – “The eastern margin of the Australia plate is one of the most sesimically active areas of the world due to high rates of convergence between the Australia and Pacific plates.”

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