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M6.0 quake hits off Vanuatu Islands -- HK Observatory

(Xinhua)

15:16, August 22, 2011

HONG KONG, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit off Vanuatu Islands 0605 GMT Monday, according to the Hong Kong Observatory.

The epicenter was located 17.30 degrees south latitude and 167. 10 degrees east longitude.

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