A very strong earthquake, measuring 7.7 hit the Pacific Ocean south-east of New Caledonia, triggering the tsunami warning. According to the US Geological Survey. The quake was detected at a depth of 37 kilometers near the Loyalty Islands: southwest of Fiji, north of New Zealand and east of Australia, where the Coral Sea meets the Pacific. The police forces are driving the population away from the coast.
7.7 earthquake in New Caledonia, tsunami risk