New Caledonia

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia`s Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighbouring Vanuatu, where authorities ordered evacuations.

Nov 20, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

7.0 magnitude quake off New Caledonia, triggering tsunami warning

New Caledonia is part of the "Ring of Fire", a zone of tectonic activity around the Pacific that is subject to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Nov 20, 2017, 06:35 AM IST

7.2-magnitude quake hits off New Caledonia, no tsunami threat

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no current warning or advisory in the region.
 

Aug 12, 2016, 07:50 AM IST

Cyclone June takes aim at New Caledonia, New Zealand

A fresh tropical cyclone has formed in the Pacific region and was gathering strength as it headed south towards New Caledonia and New Zealand, forecasters said on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

Team MRF eyeing another 1-2 finish

Team MRF drivers Esapekka Lappi (co-driver Janne Ferm) and Gaurav Gill (Glenn Macneall) head into this weekend`s Rally New Caledonia intent on building on their successful start to the 2013 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC).

Jun 13, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

New Caledonia taps Australia for reef protection

New Caledonia on Wednesday enlisted Australia`s help to protect its massive coral reef, the world`s second biggest after the Great Barrier Reef.

Mar 10, 2010, 17:45 PM IST

New Caledonia taps Australia for reef protection

New Caledonia on Wednesday enlisted Australia`s help to protect its massive coral reef, the world`s second biggest after the Great Barrier Reef.

Mar 10, 2010, 16:32 PM IST