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| 25 May 2024, Saturday |

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes near Vanuatu, USGS reports

The United States Geological Survey reported a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Sunday that occurred 40 km (25 miles) west of the town of Port-Olry in Vanuatu.

According to USGS, the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: “Tsunami waves exceeding 0.3 to 1 meters above the tide level are possible for various coasts of Vanuatu.”

    Source:
  • Reuters