11 May 2011

6-point-8 quake off Vanuatu and New Caledonia

11:30 am on 11 May 2011

No damage has been reported from a strong earthquake off Vanuatu and New Caledonia last night.

The US Geological Survey says the epicentre of 6-point-8 magnitude quake was 136 kilometres southwest of Vanuatu and 147 kilometres north-east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not posted any warnings.