(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage. The magnitude 7.5 quake hit in the afternoon near the French territory of New Caledonia at…

via A Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Has Struck in the Pacific Near New Caledonia — TIME

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