Baku. 17 September. REPORT.AZ/ A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has occurred off the coast of Vanuatu, and island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, Report informs.
The earthquake hit about 7 kilometers (4 miles) northeast of Norsup at 02:31 GMT on Saturday; its epicenter was located at a depth of about 37 kilometers (23 miles).
There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties. No tsunami warning was issued. The Vanuatu Islands are part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire quake zone, where about 90 percent of the world's earthquakes occur.