A earthquake today May 19, 2023 of magnitude 7.4 was recorded in the Pacific Oceansoutheast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, at a depth of 45 kilometers, without the tsunami warning having been activated so far.
He today’s tremor May 19, 2023 It comes a few hours after the 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean southeast of New Caledonia, triggering a tsunami warning that was lifted an hour later with no record of material damage.
In Mexico and Chile, the authorities indicated that today’s earthquake in the Pacific Ocean do not meet the necessary conditions to cause a tsunami, while in the United States they also ruled out activating the alert.
#BULLETIN | Alert Center #Tsunamis (CAT) reports:
Related to #earthquake M7.4 (preliminary) with epicenter at #NewCaledonia “Based on the preliminary information of the earthquake, the generation of sea level variations on the coasts of #Mexico».pic.twitter.com/tWQOcA3rSe
– Mexican Prevention (@PreMxOficial) May 20, 2023
New Caledonia is an archipelago of Oceania located in Melanesia, it is located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean, 1,500 kilometers east of Australia, and 2,000 kilometers north of New Zealand.