5.1 earthquake hits north-west of Port Vila, Vanuatu

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted 73 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu at 22:14:49 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Xinhua reports the epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 17.2821 degrees south latitude and 167.8058 degrees east longitude.   

The earthquake occured at 10.14am.