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Two Quakes Strike New Caledonia; Tsunami Alert Issued (Update1)

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posted on Sep, 27 2007 @ 10:04 PM
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Two Quakes Strike New Caledonia; Tsunami Alert Issued (Update1)


www.bloomberg.com

...The first earthquake struck 155 kilometers (95 miles) east of Tadine in the Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia, the USGS said. The quake's depth was 10 kilometers. Its magnitude was initially set at 6.6.

A second one struck in the vicinity about 35 minutes later with a magnitude of 6.6, the USGS said. The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake had a magnitude of 6.7 and issued an alert saying the temblor may have sparked a tsunami...

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Related News Links:
www.surfline.com
www.usatoday.com

Related AboveTopSecret.com Discussion Threads:
Seven 5.0+ Earthquakes - SE of The Loyalty Islands in Two Hours and Many More..




posted on Sep, 27 2007 @ 10:04 PM
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These are initial reports, as of posting this story the earthquake count is 15 in this region and is being covered in the thread linked below.

Check out the surfline link for local news where the article states that the islanders are still edgy from the recent big quakes in the region.

This is the strangest series of quakes that I have seen, hopefully it won't cause major damage and casualties.



www.bloomberg.com
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