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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at09:39:31(UTC) onTuesday, October 233, 2012, southeast of the Loyalty island Region,39 km WNW of Ile Hunter, at a depth of 127 km.

Location 22.316S, 171.675E



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A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred at12:19:57(UTC) onSaturday, March 03, 2012, southeast of the Loyalty island Region,254 km ESE from Tadine, at a depth of 31 km.

Location 22.300S, 170.200E



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A major magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred at 08:55:11 (UTC) on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in the Loyalty island Region, 135 km SW from Isangel, at a depth of 26.5 km.

Location 20.229S, 168.204E



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The Loyalty Islands are an archipelago in the Pacific. They are part of the French territory of New Caledonia, whose mainland is 100 km away.
Population 17,436 (as of 2009)



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Was this earthquake felt by anyone.



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A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific, the US Geological Survey said Friday, but there was no tsunami warning in effect.
There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake, which hit at 3.16 am (1616 GMT Thursday).
In a revised statement the USGS said the quake hit at a shallow depth of 4.6 kilometres, 125 kilometers northeast of Tadine in the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, and 135 kilometres southwest of Vanuatu.

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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 06:46:17 (UTC) onWednesday, January 05, 2011, Southeast of the Loyalty island Region, 50 km WNW of Ile Hunter, at a depth of 135.9 km.

Location 22.304S, 171.595E

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A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 09:46:09 (UTC) on Wednesday, December 09, 2009, Southeast of the Loyalty island Region, 120 km West of Ile Hunter, at a depth of 89.3 km.

Location 22.283S, 170.913E

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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 17:08:47 (UTC) on Wednesday, January 21, 2009, Southeast of the Loyalty island Region, 343 km ESE from Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, at a depth of 52 km.

Location 22.757S, 170.937E

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A strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred at 03:35:19 (UTC) on Monday, January 19, 2009, Southeast of the Loyalty island Region, 120 km (75 miles) W of Ile Hunter, Loyalty Isl., New Caledonia, at a depth of 10 km.

Location 22.604S, 170.881E

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