Date: 9 months ago   Category: Incidents

About New Caledonia there was a powerful earthquake


The cataclysm has shaken coast of the island of Oceania early in the morning.

the United States Geological Survey has reported that about New Caledonia there was a powerful earthquake measuring 7,0. The cataclysm has been recorded on Wednesday, August 29, at 3:51 on UTC time (6:51 Moscow time). Epicenter of tremors is in 366 kilometers from the capital of the city of Noumea. The seismic center settles down at a depth about 10 kilometers. For the islands of Oceania of an earthquake islands often, for example Japan aren't a novelty, are on a joint of earth's plates therefore when they begin to move, these regions suffer most strongly. Those countries or regions which are on a full plate very seldom face similar cataclysms.

About tsunami threats, the victims or destructions so far of information didn't arrive.

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