10 May 2017

6.8 magnitude quake in Vanuatu

7:24 am on 10 May 2017

An earthquake measuring 6.8 has occurred in Vanuatu.

Path of cyclone Donna

Photo: USGS National Earthquake Information Center

The quake was recorded at a depth of 175 km and was located about 115 km north east of Vanuatu's Santo island just before 2 am New Zealand time, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties.

- RNZI / Reuters