Strong Earthquake Strikes off Vanuatu; No Tsunami Warning

April 3, 2016 9:09 AM

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A strong earthquake has hit off of the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake struck Sunday 81 kilometers (50 miles) north of the town of Port Olry and 407 kilometers (253 miles) north of Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila. It had a depth of 35 kilometers (22 miles).

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