SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck early on Tuesday about 227 km north-northwest of Santo near the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake struck at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), the USGS said. No tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The USGS had given a preliminary estimate of the magnitude as 6.1.
(Reporting by Cecile Lefort; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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