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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - 209km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - information

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - 209km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - 209km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Aug 29 04:16: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 26.7 km.
Date & time: Wed, 29 Aug 03:51:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-29 14:51:56 +11:00
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 26.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.0663°S / 170.0502°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (138 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
Wed, 29 Aug 03:51 UTCM 7.1 / 30 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 29 Aug 03:51 UTCM 6.8 / 40 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Brisbane Toowong / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting on couch and felt noticeable and unusual vibration through bare feet on wooden floorboards. Mentioned it to wife who, having feet on the couch, hadn't felt it.
Nouméa (372.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: In Nouméa, New Caledonia, nothing. (via app)
(2304.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Auckland (1711.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Upper floor felt little shaking (via app)
waterbury, CT / not felt: I didn't feel anything
(1889.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): On and off light shaking twice today. (via app)
(1934.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I was on the sitting on the toilet when this occurred so my information could be inaccurate (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
Mon, 10 Sep 19:31 UTCM 6.3 / 12 km - [info]- 202km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
Tue, 16 Oct 00:28 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Oct 01:03 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 2 Dec 2018
Sun, 2 Dec 11:08 UTCM 5.0 / 22 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 2 Dec 11:11 UTCM 5.0 / 16.9 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 2 Dec 22:32 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 2018 (34 earthquakes)
Wed, 5 Dec 04:14 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 04:18 UTCM 7.4 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 04:30 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 04:41 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 180km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 04:50 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]- 146km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 04:54 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 05:53 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 06:36 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 120km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 06:43 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info]- 192km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 06:51 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 07:24 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 174km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 07:46 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]- 98km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 08:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 08:09 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]- 148km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 08:20 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 08:32 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 09:48 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]- 181km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 10:14 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 10:19 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]- 193km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 10:23 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 185km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 10:42 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 167km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 11:12 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 222km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 11:39 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 166km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 15:38 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]- 188km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 15:40 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 16:35 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 16:37 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 17:27 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]- 141km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 19:34 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 20:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 21:32 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 23:20 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 23:45 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 23:56 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 (8 earthquakes)
Thu, 6 Dec 04:02 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 6 Dec 06:07 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 6 Dec 06:18 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 6 Dec 17:32 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] NEW CALEDONIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 6 Dec 17:55 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- southeast of the Loyalty Islands[Map]USGS
Thu, 6 Dec 18:07 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]- southeast of the Loyalty Islands[Map]USGS
Thu, 6 Dec 18:34 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- southeast of the Loyalty Islands[Map]USGS
Thu, 6 Dec 23:27 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Fri, 7 Dec 04:26 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 7 Dec 11:14 UTCM 5.0 - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GeoAu

 

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