6.2 Quake Strikes Vanuatu Islands

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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 (Bernama) -- A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale was reported at Vanuatu Island at 5.46 pm Friday.

The Malaysian Meteorology Department in a statement said the epicentre of the quake was at 895 kilometres southwest of Nadi, Fiji.

The quake, however, did not pose a tsunami threat.

-- BERNAMA