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    Magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurs off Vanuatu coast

    The earthquake hit about 7 kilometers northeast of Norsup at 02:31 GMT on Saturday

    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.

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