Friday, March 9, 2012 07:09:54 UTC (GMT)
Friday, March 9, 2012 06:09:54 PM local time at epicenter
Earthquake initial reports at a depth of 33.00 km (20.51 mi)
Read the United States Geological Survey’s full report on this earthquake activity at M 7.1, Vanuatu. An important part of the USGS mission is to maintain and improve comprehensive earthquake monitoring in the United States with focus on “real-time” systems. The earthquake information above is preliminary and this event may not yet have been reviewed by a seismologist.