6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Vanuatu


Port Vila: A earthquake of 6.6 magnitude has jolted Vanuatu on Tuesday, situated among the eightees island at the South Pacific Ocean nation which is commonly known as Coral Sea.

No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-6.8 earthquake that struck Tuesday morning in waters north of Vanuatu.

The earthquake, recorded at 8:07 a.m. Hawaii time, had a registered depth of 29 miles.

Based on all available data, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no threat of tsunami to Hawaii.