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Tsunami Warning After Massive Earthquake Near Vanuatu And New Caledonia

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Tsunami Warning After Massive Earthquake Near Vanuatu And New Caledonia

An earthquake has hit near New Caledonia, with warnings following that a tsunami may strike along Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

The 7.3 magnitude quake was centred 68km eat-northeast of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, at a depth of 25km.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean a day earlier near the Loyalty Islands.

There is a chance that this could trigger hazardous waves within a 300km radius from the epicentre.

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