An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck southeast of the Loyalty Islands close to New Caledonia.
The USA Geological Survey (USGS) mentioned Saturday’s quake hit at a depth of about 36km.
The Bureau of Meteorology mentioned there was no tsunami menace to Australia following the quake.
Saturday’s quake comes after a magnitude 7.7 tremor hit the Loyalty Islands on Friday.
Geoscience Australia mentioned that quake struck at a depth of 31km.
Australian Related Press