6.8-magnitude earthquake registered near New Caledonia
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  • 12:01 19 May 2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake registered near New Caledonia

An 6.8-magnitude earthquake was registered off New Caledonia’s shore on Sunday, ONA reports citinbg the United States Geological Survey.

The epicenter was located 178 km east of the town of Tadine, where 7,500 people live, at a depth of 14 km.

No information about injuries and destructions was reported; no tsunami warning was issued.

New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean.

Faig Mahmudov

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