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Total Items found:   05 December 2018   New Caledonia   Loyalty Islands  
<p>A powerful magnitude 7.6 earthquake and multiple aftershocks have struck off the coast of New Caledonia in the Loyalty Islands.</p> <p>The first quake, which struck about 3.30pm AEDT, appears to have been shallow &mdash; at just 10km beneath the Earth&rsquo;s ...
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The Guardian   20 November 2017   New Caledonia   Vanuatu  
<p>Vanuatu and New Caledonia were hit by small tsunami waves after an undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific.</p> <p>The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, was the second major ...
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The Indian Express   31 October 2017   New Caledonia  
<p>A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia today in the tectonically active Pacific region, but there was no tsunami threat, seismologists said. The tremor hit at a depth of 29 kilometres some 253 kilometres from the capital Noumea ...
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