7.1 Earthquake SE of Loyalty Islands

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Wednesday, August 29, 2018

There was a 7.1 magnitude earthquake this afternoon southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

It was 231.2 km east-southeast of Tadine, New Caledonia at a depth of 26 km.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat.

The Loyalty Islands are part of New Caledonia, located east of Australia.

No immediate reports of damage or injuries were reported.

The Team

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