Strong earthquake strikes Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia

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A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck offshore near the Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia today, August 12, 2016, at 01:26:36 UTC.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that no tsunami was generated.

Distances:

• 108 km (66 mi) E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia
• 627 km (388 mi) ESE of We, New Caledonia
• 670 km (415 mi) E of Mont-Dore, New Caledonia
• 683 km (423 mi) E of Noumea, New Caledonia
• 685 km (424 mi) E of Dumbea, New Caledonia