M 6.6 in Vanuatu on 15 Jan 2019 18:06 UTC

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Powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:45:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck off Vanuatu . The earthquake hit north of the island of Toga at about 7am local time Wednesday morning, according to Geosciences Australia. However, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported the quake was a magnitude of 6.8. The centre advised “no action is required” as there’s no tsunami threat.

6.6 magnitude quake rattles Vanuatu

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:35:00 +0100business-standard (en)

An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter Scale struck the Islands. The quake struck 105 km west-northwest of Sola at around 6:06 pm (UTC) on Tuesday. The temblor was situated at a depth of 46.9 km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific Ocean Off Vanuatu, no Casualties Reported: USGS

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:53:00 +0100india (en)

Port Vila: A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean off Vanuatu , said United States Geological Survey (USGS). There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The USGS put the preliminary magnitude at 6.6, down from an initial estimate of 6.8.

Earthquake of 6.6 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu- USGS

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:51:00 +0100trust (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.6 magnitude struck off the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific ocean on Wednesday, at a depth of 46.9 km, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat from the quake.

Strong quake strikes off of Vanuatu, does not pose tsunami threat to Hawaii

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:42:00 +0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. The preliminary magnitude 6.6 quake struck at 8:06 a.m., 65.2 miles east-southeast of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu at a depth of 29.1 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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