| 5 March 2024, Tuesday |

Powerful earthquakes hit Indonesia, Vanuatu

On Wednesday, Indonesia and Vanuatu experienced significant earthquakes, as reported by the US Geological Survey. A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Halmahera region of Indonesia, reaching a depth of 119.2 kilometers (74.06 miles), according to USGS data.
Earlier an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 hit Vanuatu, a South Pacific Ocean nation.

The earthquake, with its epicenter in Port-Olry, struck the country in early morning, USGS said.

Its depth was recorded at nearly 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).

There were no reports of casualties from both countries.

  • Anadolu Agency