comscore No tsunami generated by earthquake near Vanuatu | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

No tsunami generated by earthquake near Vanuatu


The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no destructive tsunami was generated by a strong earthquake near the Vanuatu Islands this morning based on the earthquake magnitude, locaition and historical tsunami records.

The earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck at 3:35 a.m. Hawaii time about 77 miles west of Port Villa, Efate, Vanuate at a depth of 1.7 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey .

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up