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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 19 November 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 19 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 19 November 2017
Date & time: Sun, 19 Nov 15:09:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.47°S / 168.54°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (180 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 19 Nov 2017
Sun, 19 Nov 15:09 UTCM 6.6 / 14.2 km- 68km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
Sun, 19 Nov 15:09 UTCM 6.6 / 20 km LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Yakima wa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): In bed with husband already awake felt a jolt and than like I had fallen. What freaked me out is my husband felt it to. So we hurried and turned on the news. Been looking for answers today.
Nouméa baie des citrons (235.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Ça a fait tout trembler a la maison ça a tellemnt tremblé que ça nous a reveillé en panique ça nous a meme couper internet jusqu a 7h ce matin. Ça commence a etre inquitant en en a ressentit 6 depuis 20h30 hier (via app)
Nouméa Magenta / MMI III (Weak shaking): Awake me as I was sleeping
Vao, ile des pins (168 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): vers 2h14 j ai senti bouger legerement mon lit ca m a reveiller (via app)
(13236.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Lifou / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(New Caledonia) (244 km W from epicenter)(no details): 10 secondes ça nous a réveillé. Pas de dégâts. (via EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (244 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Baie de Citrons. At the 3rd floor of Hotel bed shaking for more than 3 seconds. (via EMSC)
Plum (New Caledonia) (225 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Portes de placards qui tremblaient.Réveillée pendant mon sommeil ! Impressionant :-( (via EMSC)
Mu (New Caledonia) (132 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti deux secousses à 20h 15 la première et à 2h10 dans la nuit nous a réveillé. .. (via EMSC)
Vao (New Caledonia) (176 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Ressentie legerement la secousse a 20h30 et 2h14 a ce jour le 20.novembre (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (241 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Suffisamment fort pour que ça nous réveille de notre sommeil :( (via EMSC)

 

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