Earthquake Information

November 19, 2017 (22:43:29 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.0 New Caledonia

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred 82km ENE of Maré Island, the second-largest of the Loyalty Islands in the archipelago of New Caledonia. The initial report of the magnitude and shallow 10km depth prompted a tsunami warning. 

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