Another Earthquake Rumbles Near Vanuatu, 6.2 Magnitude

Vanuatu earthquake

Vanuatu-(ENEWSPF)- Another powerful earthquake has struck near Vanuatu, this one registering 6.2 magnitude, hitting on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 10:06:16 AM at epicenter, 6:06:16 PM (CDT) – Central Daylight (Chicago).

The epicenter was at coordinates 18.180°S, 167.730°E at a depth of 10.1 km (6.3 miles), 79 km (49 miles) SW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu; 221 km (137 miles) NW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu; 299 km (185 miles) SSE of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu; and 1827 km (1135 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia.

There are no reports of damage, nor have there been any tsunami watches, warnings, or advisories issued.