No tsunami threat after 6.8-magnitude Vanuatu earthquake

 UPDATED 2:58 PM HST Dec 21, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck near the island of Vanuatu.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no threat of a Pacific-wide tsunami.

The quake's epicenter was 80 miles north of Santo, Vanuatu and shook the area at around 2:06 p.m. Hawaii time.

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