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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Monday, 20 November 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Monday, 20 November 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: Loyalty Islands on Sun, 19 Nov 22h43, which had occurred 1 hour 26 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Loyalty Islands on Monday, 20 November 2017
Nov 20 00:19: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Date & time: Monday, 20 November 2017 00:09 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.49°S / 168.65°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (178 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Mon, 20 Nov 00:09 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmLOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
Mon, 20 Nov 00:09 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km- 88km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
Mon, 20 Nov 00:09 UTCM 5.8 / 26 kmLoyalty IslandsGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Dumbea / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Noumea (243.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(243.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(New Caledonia) (266 km W from epicenter)(no details): Courtes et faibles secousses moins de 5 secondes à Païta. (via EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (254 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bonne secousse sur boulari encore et encore (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (262 km W from epicenter)(no details): Pareil il y a une heure de cela. L'ordinateur à bouger... à ducos! (via EMSC)
(New Caledonia) (221 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Faibles secousses (Goro) (via EMSC)
(New Caledonia) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mine VALE Goro (via EMSC)

 

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