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Earthquake strikes off Vanuatu

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A woman carrying a baby stands with children outside homes damaged by Cyclone Pam, on a street surrounded by debris in Port Vila, the capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu March 15, 2015. REUTERS/Kris Paras

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck north of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu yesterday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 73 kilometers about 474 kilometers north of Vanuatu’s island of Santo, the USGS said yesterday.

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