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Magnitude 7.3 quake hits off Vanuatu

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 28/04/2016

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has struck off the coast of Vanuatu, the US Geological Survey says.

There was no threat of a Pacific-wide tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said after the quake early on Friday.

The quake was centred about 95km southeast of the town of Santo at a depth of 10km, USGS said.

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