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6.1 magnitude earthquake hits off coast of Vanuatu

Christian Fernsby |
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of the island state of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

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Topics: EARTHQUAKE    VANUATU    

The earthquake was registered at 03:13 UTC. The epicentre was located 97 kilometres (60 miles) northwest of the village of Sola. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.8 kilometres (111 miles).

There have been no reports about possible casualties or destruction.


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