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Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Vanuatu, Tsunami Warning Issued

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| April 29 , 2016 , 08:58 IST
earthquake in vantauA 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu today, the United States Geological Survey said, with a tsunami warning issued. The quake, which occurred at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles) was originally measured at 7.3-magnitude by the National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC). "Hazardous tsunami waves from this earthquake are possible within 300 km of the epicentre along the coast of Vanuatu," the NTWC said.