VOA News – A major earthquake in the South Pacific Ocean has triggered a tsunami warning for several island nations and territories.

The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center told VOA a tsunami warning is in effect for Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and the French territory of New Caledonia.

No other details were immediately available.

Some information for this report was provided by Reuters.



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