7.1-magnitude Quake Strikes East Of New Caledonia: USGS
Sydney, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th May, 2023 ) :A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday in the Pacific Ocean to the east of New Caledonia, the US Geological Survey said, a day after a major quake hit the same area.
The epicentre was 35 kilometres (22 miles) deep and located about 300 kilometres (190 miles) east of the New Caledonian archipelago, it said.
Any tsunami waves are expected to be less than 0.
3 metres (one foot), the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in its latest update.