Vanuatu hit by powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake

A STRONG earthquake, measuring 6.1 on the richter scale has struck Vanuatu.

The US Geological Survey said the quake hit 30 kilometers west of the capital Port Vila, at a depth of 21 kilometers.

Geoscience Australia said the quake could have caused damage up to 43km away and could have been felt by people up to 545km away.


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There have been no reports of any injuries at this stage.

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