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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 206km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Thursday, 1 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 201km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Thursday, 1 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 201km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Thursday, 1 May 2014
Date & time: Thursday, 1 May 2014 06:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 01, 2014 17:36:35
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 105.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.5018°S / 170.3522°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (58 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 1 May 2014
Thu, 1 May 06:36 UTCM 6.6 / 115 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGFZ
Thu, 1 May 06:36 UTCM 6.7 / 136 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Dumbéa- New Caledonia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I collect old glass bottles. Some of them are put near a large window. All of them started to ring for 3 - 4 seconds. Some hung artifacts have also moved. As our house is in wood, everything can be immediatly felt.


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