Second, larger quake recorded off New Caledonia

By REUTERS
October 16, 2018 04:51
Breaking news

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake was recorded east of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, about half an hour after an earlier 6.5 quake in the same area.

The second quake was registered 163 km (100 miles) east of Tadine in the Loyalty Islands at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles), the USGS said.There were no tsunami alerts from the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after either quake and there were no early reports of casualties or damage.


Related Content

Breaking news
August 22, 2019
White House backs off plan to cut foreign aid - source

By REUTERS

Cookie Settings