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Earthquake strikes in Vanuatu; no tsunami threat reported

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 02:28 a.m. HST, Mar 09, 2012



The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has confirmed that there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii as a result of an earthquake in the Vanuatu Islands Thursday night.

The magnitude 6.7 quake occurred at 9:10 p.m Hawaii time. It was centered about 38 miles northeast of Isangel, Vanuatu and 129 miles southeast of Port-Villa, Vanuatu's capital city, at a depth of 19 miles.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a local tsunami may have been generated in the Vanuatu Islands. But there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.






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