Powerful 6.1 earthquake hits off Vanuatu Coast

Powerful 6.1 earthquake hits off Vanuatu Coast
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  • calendar-gray 27 May 2020

A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Vanuatu some 80 kilometres northwest of the capital Port-Vila, the United State Geological Survey said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The seismic activity was registered at a depth of 10 kilometres at 7:09 a.m. UTC, the USGS added. There are no reports of casualties or damage caused by the tremor. No tsunami alert was issued by the authorities.

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