Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in the South Pacific, the island nation of Vanuatu. Transmitted by warning of a possible origin of a local tsunami that could spread to hundreds of kilometers.
According to the Geophysical Service of the U.S., the epicenter of the earthquake was located 77 kilometers northwest of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila, its center lies at a depth of 26.6 kilometers. Strong push has been registered by 13:48 local time (05:48 Moscow time) /. Information on the effects of the earthquake have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.