A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes the Vanuatu archipelago within the South Pacific

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 shook this Friday the southern coasts of the Vanuatu archipelago, within the South Pacific, with out the authorities having reported harm materials or private, as reported by EFE.

The USA Geological Survey (USGS), which data seismic exercise around the globe, positioned the earthquake 117 kilometers deep beneath the seabed and 146 kilometers southeast of the city of Isangel, within the south of the nation.

Following the earthquake, which happened at 16:01 native time (5:01 GMT), no tsunami warning was issued.

It might curiosity you

Vanuatu is positioned close to the so-called Pacific Ring of Fireplace and the underwater volcanoes of the Lau Basin, so it usually registers seismic shocks.

The Republic of Vanuatu, with a inhabitants of round 250,000, is made up of an archipelago of volcanic origin.



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