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    Powerful 6.3 Earthquake Hits Luganville, Vanuatu - USGS

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    Despite the strong earthquake that shook Vanuatu’s largest island, no tsunami warning has been issued so far.

    A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, at a depth of 123 km, the US Geological Survey reported. No information about casualties or damage is available at the moment.

    ​The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 125,4 km, the agency specified.

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