7.6-magnitude quake hits Vanuatu region

13:11, December 26, 2010      

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A strong earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale jolted Vanuatu region at 21:16 Beijing Time on Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 20 km, was located at 19.7 degrees south latitude and 168 degrees east longitude.

Source: Xinhua
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