Mw 6.7 Vanuatu
updated 1 June 2021 UTC

On 23 January 2015 a strong earthquake occurred at Vanuatu at a depth of 216km. The seismic event occurred at 03:47:26 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.7.

Three planetary alignments preceded the earthquake, two of which involved Earth on the 19th and 20th, which is when lunar geometry peaked 12. Another lunar peak from the 22nd to the 23rd also reached geometry index 12. Three WPG peaks preceded the earthquake.

Mercury-Sun-Saturn       2015-01-18, 17:08:21  237°36'40"
Venus-Earth-Jupiter      2015-01-19, 13:29:15  139°44'33"
Earth-Mars-Neptune       2015-01-20,  0:02:09  335°43'14"
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry


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