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Powerful quake hits off Pacific Islands

world Updated: Oct 14, 2007 04:39 IST

A powerful 6.1-magnitude quake struck on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near a group of islands that form part of the French territory of New Caledonia, seismologists said.



The quake struck at 2315 IST, 138 kilometres east of Tadine in the Loyalty Islands at a depth of four kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.