Earthquake Strikes Off Vanuatu

An earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, has struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, though there is no reported threat of a tsunami.

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

There was no threat of a Pacific-wide tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The quake was centered about 60 miles (95 km) southeast of the town of Santo at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), USGS said.

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