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Magnitude 6.3 VANUATU

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 at 02:17:03 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 45 km (30 miles) west of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu at 8:17 PM MDT, Jun 1, 2009 (Jun 02 at 1:17 PM local time in Vanuatu). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt (III) at Port-Vila. Also felt at Lakatoro.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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