A magnitude 7 earthquake has rocked Vanuatu this morning.
The quake struck 31km east of Lakatoro and was at a depth of 10km.
It struck at 6.33am local time.
Images have surfaced on social media of the damage caused by the earthquake to a local super market in Luganville.
A series of three images, posted by the Vanuatu Daily Post, show shelves at the supermarket broken and on the floor.
Products are scattered everywhere.
A Vanuatu resident has described the quake as a short, violent shake at daybreak.
Power was temporarily cut to islanders immediately after the tremor.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said at mid-morning New Zealand time that the tsunami threat to Vanuatu has now mostly passed.
The New Zealand Civil Defence says there is no tsunami threat to New Zealand.