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Paris: A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia on Wednesday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

The quake was at a depth of 141 km (87.61 miles), GFZ said. There was no risk of a tsunami after the quake, the US tsunami warning system said.