Earthquake Information

May 19, 2023 (02:57:06 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.7 Loyalty Islands

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has occurred 448.2 km (278.5 miles) ESE of Nouméa, New Caledonia at a depth of 37.7 km (23.4 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued for coasts located within 1000 km (621 miles) of the earthquake epicenter. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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