Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
9-22 Feb 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-19 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-16 Jun 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-30 Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
13-29 Aug 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

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

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: Mon, 20 Nov 00:09:25 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.49°S / 168.65°E
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (178 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 20 Nov
Mon, 20 Nov 00:09 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Nov 00:09 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km- 88km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Mon, 20 Nov 00:09 UTCM 5.8 / 26 kmLoyalty Islands[Map]GeoAu

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)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 20 Nov 01:40 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (170 km)- 88km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Mon, 20 Nov 02:20 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (176 km)Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 20 Nov 08:03 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (166 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Nov 10:14 UTCM 4.8 / 27.3 km - [info] (171 km)- 87km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Mon, 20 Nov 10:38 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (170 km)Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 20 Nov 17:29 UTCM 4.8 / 11.4 km - [info] (172 km)- 87km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Mon, 20 Nov 17:34 UTCM 4.9 / 13.1 km - [info] (187 km)- 77km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Tue, 21 Nov (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 21 Nov 01:31 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (190 km)- 73km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Tue, 21 Nov 09:56 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (165 km)Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 21 Nov 14:23 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (152 km)Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 21 Nov 15:20 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (166 km)- 89km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Tue, 21 Nov 16:00 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (168 km)Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 21 Nov 18:23 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (160 km)Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 23 Nov
Thu, 23 Nov 15:45 UTCM 5.1 / 12 km - [info] (188 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 Nov 18:09 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (178 km)- 88km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Sat, 25 Nov
Sat, 25 Nov 15:37 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (149 km)- 123km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Mon, 27 Nov
Mon, 27 Nov 07:54 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (193 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 1 Dec
Fri, 1 Dec 04:31 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (179 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 1 Dec 07:05 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (179 km)- 78km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Sun, 10 Dec
Sun, 10 Dec 17:30 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (205 km)- 49km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Thu, 14 Dec
Thu, 14 Dec 20:36 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (74 km)Vanuatu Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Dec
Mon, 18 Dec 16:25 UTCM 5.1 / 9.8 km - [info] (164 km)- 119km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Mon, 25 Dec
Mon, 25 Dec 10:21 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (156 km)- 104km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: