August 21, 2018 / 10:51 PM / a month ago

Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Vanuatu archipelago -USGS

Aug 22 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck just north of Ambrym Island in the Pacific Ocean archipelago of Vanuatu on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The shallow quake’s epicenter was located just a few miles (km) off the northern tip of Ambrym, a sparsely populated island. (Reporting by Sandra Maler, editing by G Crosse)

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