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A tsunami warning has been issued after an earthquake struck off the coast of the South Pacific island of Vanuatu Alamy

Pacific tsunami ‘possible’ after huge 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu

WT24 Desk

A TSUNAMI warning has been issued after an earthquake struck off the coast of the South Pacific island of Vanuatu, agencies report.

The 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit 146 km off the north-northwest of Vanuatu on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey.  The tsunami warning said waves could affect coasts within 187 miles of the earthquake’s epicentre.

The alert was sent out by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

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