Vanuatu rocked as violent 7.2 magnitude hits South Pacific – island on alert


The quake, which was upgraded from a magnitude of 6.7, was at a depth of 531 km (329 miles), the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

No tsunami warning was issued due to the depth of the earthquake, the US Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damages from the earthquake.

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