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Tsunami warning after magnitude 7 quake rocks New Caledonia

Tsunami warning after magnitude 7 quake rocks New Caledonia

Officials at NOAA and the National Weather service say Vanuatu and New Caledonia could experience potential tsunami impacts.

A 7.3-magnitude natural disaster has struck off the east coast of Australia near New Caledonia, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake struck this morning about 45 miles east of the Tadine, in the Loyalty Islands. However, no immediate casualties and damage have recorded.

The quake was initially recorded as 6.6 magnitude, but is now being reported as 6.4.

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The PTWC has warned of "hazardous tsunami waves" possible for coasts within 300 km of the epicenter, which puts the Loyalty Islands archipelago, with a population of over 17,000, within range. The Tsunami waves which observed by the Pacific Warning centre is as high as one metre above the high tide mark are forecast to hit New Caledonia.

Authorities in Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii said there were no tsunami threats to the coastlines of those countries.

According to reports, evacuation orders for the coastal regions have not been issued yet.


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