A large 7.0 earthquake has struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia. It struck at a depth of 25 kilometers. (source) 6:01 p.m. ET November 19, 2017

Tsunami alerts are in effect for New Caledonia as well as Vanuatu.  (source) 6:01 p.m. ET November 19, 2017

Tsunami waves have been observed. Waves around .3 to 1 meters above tide level are possible for New Caledonia. Waves less than .3 meters are expected for Vanuatu. Actual observations have been observed at .25 meters above tide level in Mare, New Caledonia. (source) 6:54 p.m. ET November 19, 2017

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