10 May '11, 10am

@AsiaTodayNews Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes off Vanuatu: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.1... - #Singapore #News

(Reuters) - A strong 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific islands of Vanuatu and New Caledonia On Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage and a local official said that a tsunami was not expected. The quake's epicentre was 136 km (84 miles) southwest of Isangel in Vanuatu and 147 km north-east of Tadine, in the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, the USGS said in a bulletin. The quake was 26 km deep. "Based on all of the local analytical data, a tsunami is not expected within Vanuatu," an official for the Vanuatu Meteorological Services told Reuters by telephone from the capital, Port Vila. A receptionist at a hotel in Ouvea in the Loyalty Islands said there was no immediate sign of damage. "It was not a particularly strong tremor but we definitely felt it. There was no breakage, no damage," the receptionist at the Hot...

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