Mw 6.0 Vanuatu
updated 24 March 2022

On 23 March 2022 a strong earthquake occurred at Vanuatu at a depth of 122 km. The seismic event occurred at 21:57:00 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.0.

An earthquake warning was issued because of a convergence of critical planetary geometry on the 20th and 21st. One or more tremors reaching higher 6 to 7 magnitude were anticipated to occur as early as the 21st. See also the Telegram post below.

Sun-Mercury-Saturn        2022-03-20, 20:20:41  317°00'32"
Earth-Mercury-Jupiter     2022-03-21,  6:01:12  348°27'05"
Venus-Sun-Uranus          2022-03-21, 10:35:30   43°59'41"
Earth-Mercury-Neptune     2022-03-23, 17:38:06  352°57'40"

Moon-Earth-Uranus         2022-03-21, 12:32:34   42°04'35"
					
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

atmospheric electricity
atmospheric electricity before and during the earthquake