Magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Earthquakes have been recorded at 10:06 local time (3:06 MSK). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 79 km south-west of the capital city of Port Vila. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10.1 kilometers. No injuries, possible damage were reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami reports no threat of a tsunami from the earthquake.
An earthquake measuring six and above is considered strong and can lead to the destruction of buildings and loss of life, say seismologists, RIA Novosti reported.