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Published: Friday February 7, 2014 MYT 5:10:02 PM
Updated: Friday February 7, 2014 MYT 5:10:02 PM

Earthquake of 6.7 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu - USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.7 magnitude struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The quake struck at a depth of 62.8 miles (101 km), the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage while the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake was too deep to generate a tsunami.

(Reporting by Robert Birsel; Editing by Ron Popeski)

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