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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 202km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Monday, 10 September 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 202km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Monday, 10 September 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.1 quake: 209km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wed, 29 Aug 03h51, which had occurred 13 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 202km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Monday, 10 September 2018
Sep 10 19:54: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.1.
Sep 10 21:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 10 September 2018 19:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-09-11 06:31:37 +11:00
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.0268°S / 170.1287°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (128 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
Mon, 10 Sep 19:31 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGFZ
Mon, 10 Sep 19:31 UTCM 6.3 / 10 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
Mon, 10 Sep 19:31 UTCM 6.0 / 31.4 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Skjetten / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Derby (16510.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): very minor shaking, similar to when a truck drives past
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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