Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 05:44 UTC on March 31, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The quake…

Second M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

Second M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit off the coast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 14:56 UTC on May 19, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second M6.3 earthquake to hit the region since 01:23…

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit off the coast of New Caledonia on 01:23 UTC on May 19, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located…

Series of strong earthquakes near Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

Series of strong earthquakes near Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A series of strong earthquakes hit near the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia on October 16, 2018. The sequence started with M6.3, registered by the USGS at 00:28 UTC. The quake was followed by M6.4 at 01:03 UTC and 14 quakes over the next 6 hours with magnitudes…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hit southeast of Loyalty Islands

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hit southeast of Loyalty Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southeast of Loyalty Islands at 19:31 UTC on September 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS,…

Tropical Cyclone “Hola” heading toward Loyalty Islands

Tropical Cyclone “Hola” heading toward Loyalty Islands

Tropical Cyclone "Hola" is strengthening between Vanuatu and New Caledonia as it heads toward the Loyalty Islands. At 09:00 UTC today, the center of Tropical Cyclone "Hola" was located approximately 300 km (187 miles) W of Port Vila, Vanuatu and…