Magnitude 7 earthquake strikes Vanuatu region

Updated December 8 2023 - 1:45am, first published 1:42am
The US Tsunami Warning System says tsunami waves are possible within 300km of a quake's epicentre. (HANDOUT/IRIRIKI ISLAND RESORT)
The US Tsunami Warning System says tsunami waves are possible within 300km of a quake's epicentre. (HANDOUT/IRIRIKI ISLAND RESORT)

A tsunami warning for the coasts of Vanuatu and New Caledonia has passed, the US Tsunami Warning System says, after an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck the Vanuatu region.

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