Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

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Posted: Feb 19, 2015 8:38 AM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.5 magnitude struck on Thursday 87 miles (140 km) northwest of the Pacific island of Vanuatu, the U.S. Geological survey said.

There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage, nor any warnings of a tsunami.

(Writing by Robert Birsel; Editing by Rachel Armstrong)