Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
7.1 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.
A magnitude 7.1 powerful earthquake rocked Vanuatu at 06:33 am local time Friday morning on April 29, 2016 prompting a tsunami warning in the area. The National Tsunami Warning Centre (NTWC) warned that the earthquake could generate tsunami waves of up to three metres (10 feet) on parts of the Vanuatu coast within 300 km of the epicentre along the coast of Vanuatu. The NTWC cancelled the tsunami alert in less than two hours, saying “there is no longer a tsunami threat from this earthquake”.
6.8 earthquake hits the northern east Pacific rise.
5.1 Earthquake hits Kodiak Island, Alaska.
5.0 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.