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New Caledonia issues tsunami evacuation alert after 7.6 quake

Reuters Noumea, New Caledonia Dec 05, 2018, 01.12 PM (IST)

New Caledonia on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of coastal areas following a tsunami warning after a powerful undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck off the east coast of the French territory.