The Earthquakes, The Lady and the SS President Coolidge

On the day of the 7.0 earthquake we headed for a dive on the wreck of the Coolidge. We could hear the rumbles of aftershock quakes for the entire dive and I took video of the wreck. This is a snippet of what could well be the inspiration for one of the next episodes for my SS President Coolidge film series.

7.0 Earthquake in Vanuatu

On April 29, 2016 we were woken by a rumble and shake, to get outside was the first instinctual move. The water in the swimming pool looked like the southern oceans - we had just experienced a 7.0 magnitude quake not far from Luganville, in Norsup. My next thought was - is my Coolidge OK. We had booked in for a morning dive so I packed the camera into Spearo, my underwater camera housing and set off to the dive site to have a look. Over the next few days I documented the changes on the wreck. Vanuatu continued to rumble on and is still giving a little shake each day.

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