Chicago, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The United States Geological Survey issued a preliminary report of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the Vanuatu Region, location 19.759S 167.973E, at a depth of 24 km.
The quake is located:
- 138 km (86 miles) W (259 degrees) of Isangel, Vanuatu
- 196 km (122 miles) N (3 degrees) of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
- 226 km (140 miles) S (189 degrees) of PORT-VILA, Vanuatu
- 1749 km (1087 miles) ENE (64 degrees) of Brisbane, Australia
More information is available at earthquake.usgs.gov.