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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits off New Caledonia Coast

Other News Materials 16 May 2016 07:48
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred Monday off France's overseas territory in the Pacific Ocean
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits off New Caledonia Coast

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred Monday off France's overseas territory in the Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The quake struck at 00:41 GMT about 57 miles east of Ile Hunter at a depth of 6.2 miles, USGS said, Sputnik reported.

There were no immediate reports on damage or casualties. No tsunami warning was issued.

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