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Quake of 7 magnitude hits Vanuatu islands

world Updated: Oct 08, 2009 15:28 IST

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7 hit the Vanuatu islands on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake hit around 0829 GMT 291 km (181 miles) north-northwest of Santo, the USGS said, at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).