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M 5.7 in Vanuatu on 17 Apr 2017 02:21 UTC
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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu - USGS
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:54:00 +0200   trust (en)

SYDNEY, April 17 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded by the USGS.

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Vanuatu: Trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 5,7 na Pacyfiku
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:27:00 +0200   gazetaprawna (pl)

Trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 5,7 nawiedziło w poniedziałek obszary Oceanu Spokojnego na południowy zachód od wysp wchodzących w skład Republiki Vanuatu – podały amerykańskie służby sejsmologiczne (USGS). Epicentrum znajdowało się 250 km od Vanuatu. Służby USGS, które mają swą siedzibę na....

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Séisme de magnitude 5,7 enregistré à Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:11:00 +0200   rtbf (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 5,7 a été enregistré dans l'archipel de Vanuatu peu avant 05h00 (HB) lundi matin, selon l'Institut de géophysique américain USGS. Le séisme été enregistré au nord-ouest de l'archipel situé dans l'océan Pacifique, à 250 kilomètres de l'île de Santo, la plus grande du pays.

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Vanuatu: trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 5,7 na Pacyfiku
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:03:00 +0200   polskieradio (pl)

Trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 5,7 nawiedziło w poniedziałek obszary Oceanu Spokojnego na południowy zachód od wysp wchodzących w skład Republiki Vanuatu – podały amerykańskie służby sejsmologiczne (USGS). Epicentrum znajdowało się 250 km od Vanuatu. Służby USGS, które mają swą siedzibę na....

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Séisme de magnitude 5,7 enregistré à Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:00:00 +0200   metrotime (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 5,7 a été enregistré dans l’archipel de Vanuatu peu avant 05h00 (HB) lundi matin, selon l’Institut de géophysique américain USGS. Le séisme été enregistré au nord-ouest de l’archipel situé dans l’océan Pacifique, à 250 kilomètres de l’île de Santo, la plus grande du pays.

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Séisme de magnitude 5,7 enregistré à Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:36:00 +0200   skynet (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 5,7 a été enregistré dans l'archipel de Vanuatu peu avant 05h00 (HB) lundi matin, selon l'Institut de géophysique américain USGS. Le séisme été enregistré au nord-ouest de l'archipel situé dans l'océan Pacifique, à 250 kilomètres de l'île de Santo, la plus grande du pays.

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Séisme de magnitude 5,7 enregistré à Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:17:00 +0200   lavenir (fr)

(Belga) Un séisme de magnitude 5,7 a été enregistré dans l'archipel de Vanuatu peu avant 05h00 (HB) lundi matin, selon l'Institut de géophysique américain USGS. Le séisme été enregistré au nord-ouest de l'archipel situé dans l'océan Pacifique, à 250 kilomètres de l'île de Santo, la plus grande du pays.

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Séisme de magnitude 5,7 enregistré à Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:16:00 +0200   rtl-BE (fr)

(Belga) Un séisme de magnitude 5,7 a été enregistré dans l'archipel de Vanuatu peu avant 05h00 (HB) lundi matin, selon l'Institut de géophysique américain USGS. Le séisme été enregistré au nord-ouest de l'archipel situé dans l'océan Pacifique, à 250 kilomètres de l'île de Santo, la plus grande du pays.

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Magnitude 5.7 quake hits north of Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:00:00 +0200   newstalkzb (en)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 has struck northwest of Vanuatu . The US Geological Survey says the quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded. There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties. Alexandra 95.1FM; Ashburton 98.1 FM 873AM; Auckland 1080AM 89.

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Registrado un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 al noroeste de Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:57:00 +0200   teinteresa (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 en la escala abierta de Richter ha sacudido este lunes la costa noroeste de Vanuatu , sin que por el momento haya informaciones sobre víctimas o daños materiales. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS) ha detallado en su página web que el epicentro se ha situado....

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Vanuatu: trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 5,7 na Pacyfiku
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:57:00 +0200   onet (pl)

Służby USGS, które mają swą siedzibę na Hawajach, podawały początkowo, że trzęsienie miało magnitudę 6. Następnie skorygowały tę informację. Nie wydano komunikatu, z którego wynikałoby, że USGS spodziewa się tsunami na tamtym obszarze. Według amerykańskich sejsmologów wstrząsy wystąpiły na głębokości ok.

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Trzęsienie ziemi Vanuatu: trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 5,7 na Pacyfiku 5:21
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:50:00 +0200   tygodnik (pl)

Służby USGS, które mają swą siedzibę na Hawajach, podawały początkowo, że trzęsienie miało magnitudę 6. Następnie skorygowały tę informację. Nie wydano komunikatu, z którego wynikałoby, że USGS spodziewa się tsunami na tamtym obszarze. Według amerykańskich sejsmologów wstrząsy wystąpiły na głębokości ok.

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FLASH: M6.0 EARTHQUAKE JOLTS NORTHWEST OF VANUATU IN SOUTH PACIFIC - USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:41:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

. FLASH: M6.0 EARTHQUAKE JOLTS NORTHWEST OF VANUATU IN SOUTH PACIFIC - USGS.

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Magnitude 5.7 quake hits north of Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:34:00 +0200   Stuff (en)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 has struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu , the US Geological Survey says. The quake on Monday at 2.21pm (NZT) was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded by the USGS.

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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:33:00 +0200   jpost (en)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded by the USGS. It was recorded at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) and was....

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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu - USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:30:00 +0200   channelnewsasia (en)

SYDNEY: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded by the USGS.

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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu - USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:30:00 +0200   euronews-en (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey ( USGS ) said. The quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded by the USGS .

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Registrado un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 al noroeste de Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:29:00 +0200   Expansion (es)

MADRID, 17 (EUROPA PRESS) Un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 en la escala abierta de Richter ha sacudido este lunes la costa noroeste de Vanuatu , sin que por el momento haya informaciones sobre víctimas o daños materiales. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS) ha detallado en su página web que el....

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Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits north of Vanuatu
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:26:00 +0200   9news (en)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 has struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu , the US Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. The quake on Monday was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0, but was later downgraded by the USGS. The quake's epicentre was located about 250km northwest of Vanuatu's Santo island (USGS).

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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu - USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:18:00 +0200   thestar-my (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0 but was later downgraded by the USGS.

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Twitter reaction

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