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Fresh 6.6 earthquake hits off New Caledonia: monitors

NOUMEA, France (AFP) A powerful new earthquake hit off New Caledonia Wednesday just hours after a strong tremor hit the Pacific region, but there was no new tsunami alert, authorities said. The quake struck at 5:43pm local time (0643 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) some 192 kilometers east-southeast of Tadine in New Caledonia, an overseas French territory north of New Zealand. The US Geological Survey revised it to magnitude 6.6 [ ]

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