14 Aug 2007

7.2 earthquake recorded off Vanuatu

6:59 am on 14 August 2007

The United States Geological Survey reports that a 7.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded 46 kilometres east of Santo in Vanuatu.

The USGS says yesterday's quake was at a depth of 172 km, with an epicenter 1,996 km northeast of Brisbane, Australia.