10 Aug 2009

Quake strikes off Vanuatu's Santo

7:59 pm on 10 August 2009

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck off Santo in Vanuatu, mid-afternoon Monday local time, according to the United States Geological Survey.

No tsunami warning was issued after the quake, which was centred 452 kilometres northwest of Santo and had a depth of 42.8 kilometres.