- Publish Date
- Friday, 29 April 2016, 8:07AM
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has rocked Vanuatu this morning.
The quake struck 31km east of Lakatoro and was at a depth of 10km.
It struck at 6.33am local time.
7.3 earthquake, 31km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. 2016-04-29 06:33:25 at epicenter (12m ago, depth 10km). https://t.co/RcksFwVqL5— Earthquakes Tsunamis (@NewEarthquake) April 28, 2016
New Zealand Civil Defence says the latest Vanuatu quake was currently being assessed.
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake in the Vanuatu Islands is currently being assessed. #eqnz— MCDEM (@NZcivildefence) April 28, 2016
There is no #tsunami threat to New Zealand following the 7.3 m Vanuata earthquake at 0733 NZ time.— MCDEM (@NZcivildefence) April 28, 2016