A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit off the coast of New Caledonia at 03:51 UTC on August 29, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 26.7 km (16.6 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.1 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

via Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of New Caldonia

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of New Caldonia

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