"There are no sirens on Tanna but the people on the island are familiar with these situations and they will have taken precautions and gone to higher ground", he told AFP.
It is a French overseas territory with a population of about 270,000. The PTWC said although the epicenter of the quake should cause no imminent threat to the nearby coasts, residents and tourists of those area should still seek shelter and move to higher ground until the threat subsides.
The epicentre was some 300 kilometres east of Noumea.
Its citizens last month rejected independence in a referendum, though the vote revealed lower-then-expected support for remaining part of France.
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