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Quake of 6.4 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu - USGS

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:31

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Three dead, six missing after cyclone hits Vanuatu

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 11:40

Three people were killed and six missing after a cyclone hit the Pacific island of Vanuatu, officials said.

6.6 magnitude Pacific quake, no tsunami threat: US geologists

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 23:51

A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday off the coast of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, but US geologists said it was too deep to cause a tsunami.

6.2 quake hits off Vanuatu: USGS

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 16:26

A 6.2-magnitude quake hit off the South Pacific island of Vanuatu Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but it was not expected to generate a tsunami.

Powerful 7.1 magnitude quake hits Vanuatu

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 16:50

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit in the South Pacific near Vanuatu and New Caledonia`s Loyalty Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

Strong 6.9 quake strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 21:56

A shallow 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the South Pacific island of Vanuatu late on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 09:56

Vanuatu lies on Pacific Ring of Fire, a zone of frequent seismic activity caused by friction between shifting tectonic plates.

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Vanuatu in Pacific: USGS

Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 23:19

A powerful magnitude 7.5 quake struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, the US Geological Survey reported.

Quake strikes near Vanuatu, but no tsunami threat

Last Updated: Thursday, March 17, 2011, 14:15

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean near Vanuatu.

Strong 6.6 quake strikes off Vanuatu

Last Updated: Sunday, January 09, 2011, 23:07

There were no immediate reports of damage from quake which hit at 9:03pm.

Strong 6.2 magnitude quake shakes Vanuatu

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 23:07

A strong 6.2 magnitude quake struck near the Pacific island of Vanuatu on Wednesday, US seismologists said. No tsunami alert was issued.

Magnitude 6 earthquake shakes Vanuatu: No damage

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 20:44

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake has shaken Vanuatu -a day after a stronger quake off the South Pacific island nation generated a small tsunami.