Earthquake Information

August 12, 2016 (01:26:35 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.2 New Caledonia

A major earthquake struck in the southwest Pacific Ocean 515.8 km (320.5 mi) southeast of Vanuatu.

There are no reports of damage and no threat of a tsunami.

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