French New Caledonia Sea earthquake will not lead to widespread tsunami

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French New Caledonia Sea earthquake will not lead to widespread tsunami

2016-08-12 12:50:19 181 ℃
[Video] Pacific French New Caledonia 7.2 earthquake

Beijing, August 12, according to foreign media reports, 12 morning Beijing time, the French New Caledonia waters near the occurrence of an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the earthquake will not trigger a wide range of tsunami in the Pacific region.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey website news, the earthquake occurred in Beijing on the morning of 12 9 26 points, the epicenter located at 22.50 degrees south latitude, 173.11 degrees east longitude, focal depth of 10 km.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning to the area near the epicenter, but noted that the earthquake will not cause widespread tsunami in the Pacific region.