Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off Vanuatu: USGS

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Posted: Jan 22, 2015 11:01 PM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific island of Vanuatu on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck 37 miles north-northeast of the capital Port Vila, and was 20.5 miles deep.

(Reporting by Jeremy Laurence)