11 May 2011

6.8 quake off Vanuatu and New Caledonia

5:27 am on 11 May 2011

A 6-point-8 magnitude earthquake struck off Vanuatu and New Caledonia last night.

The US Geological Survey says the epicentre of the earthquake was 136 kilometres southwest of Vanuatu and 147 kilometres north-east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not post any warnings.

There have been no reports of damage.