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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 19 November 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 19 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 19 November 2017
Nov 19 22:55: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Date & time: Sunday, 19 November 2017 22:43 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.32°S / 168.7°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Aneityum (168 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^15 J (278 GWh / 2.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 14.9 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 22:43 UTCM 7.0 / 10 km LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
Sun, 19 Nov 22:43 UTCM 7.0 / 10 km- 86km ENE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Nouméa (247 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Loyalty Island Lifou (166.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fort ressenti. Les fenêtres ont tremblé. (via app)
Noumea / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Three earthquakes in 12 hours felt by almost everybody in the city. It's quite rare here.
Nouvelle Calédonie (256.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Nouméa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nouméa Quartier Latin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Baie des citrons (257.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Le pire depuis hier cette fpis tou a bouger. Mais que ce passe t il c est de pire en pire ca commence a faire tres peur ! (via app)
La tontouta / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Noumea, New-Caledonia (256.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Ressenti un petit tremblement durant 5 secondes (via app)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (261 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Senti a Motor Pool (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (261 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Ressentie à Nouméa quelques vibrations TV qui bougeait (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (261 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti au centre ville (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (260 km SW from epicenter)(no details): De plus en plus fort sur Trianon (via EMSC)
Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (260 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti à Savannah où ont tremblé les ventilateurs sur pied et se balançaient les rideaux (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): très légère vibration, l'écran de mon ordinateur a tremblé très légèrement, c'est ce qui a attiré mon attention (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti à la Vallée du tir (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was very smooth...rocking from side to side... (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Nous sommes dans la tour du centre de Ducos ça a bien bouger pendant 20 secondes voir plus car nous avons senti des secousses en descendant les escaliers du 8eme étage (via EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (251 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti sur boulari (via EMSC)
(New Caledonia) (220 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 9:45. Ressenti dans le Sud (Goro) (via EMSC)
Wé (New Caledonia) (159 km W from epicenter)(no details): Belles secousses ici à Lifou. Petit retrait de la mer... la population est sur les hauteurs de l'île (via EMSC)
Traput (New Caledonia) (154 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressentie a Lifou toute ce qui a dans la maison a commencée a trembler (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Ducos bien ressenti (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A ducos bien ressenti aussi. L'ordinateur secoué un peu (via EMSC)
La Tontouta (New Caledonia) (277 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bein senti le séisme tout à bouger (via EMSC)
La Tontouta (New Caledonia) (276 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti sur la tontouta... 1ere secousse ressentie depuis toutes les alertes qu'il y'a eu. (via EMSC)

 

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