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Strong Earthquake Hits Vanuatu

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude struck Vanuatu earlier today. But no tsunami is expected as the earthquake was “too deep”. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said, “Based on all available
21 Oct 2015 11:40
Strong Earthquake Hits Vanuatu
Image from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude struck Vanuatu earlier today.

But no tsunami is expected as the earthquake was “too deep”.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said, “Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami warning to Hawaii.”

 



ORIGIN TIME - 1152 AM HST 20 OCT 2015
   COORDINATES - 14.8 SOUTH  167.4 EAST
   LOCATION    - VANUATU
   MAGNITUDE   - 7.3  MOMENT

 

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