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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Oct 16 01:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.8.
Date & time: Tue, 16 Oct 01:03:42 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.65°S / 169.6°E
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (104 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 01:03 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km- 167km E of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS
Tue, 16 Oct 01:03 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (334 km W from epicenter)(no details): Au 6ème étage allongé dans mon canapé, je l'ai vraiment bien ressentis. Genial. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 2 Dec
Sun, 2 Dec 11:08 UTCM 5.0 / 22 km - [info] (96 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 2 Dec 11:11 UTCM 5.0 / 16.9 km - [info] (70 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 2 Dec 22:32 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (124 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec (34 earthquakes)
Wed, 5 Dec 04:14 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (149 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
(293.5 km W from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(331.5 km W from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(293.7 km W from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (306 km W from epicenter)(no details): Long time (via EMSC)
(New Caledonia) (259 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti au sud (via EMSC)
Bourail (New Caledonia) (408 km W from epicenter)(no details): Secousse ressentie d’une vingtaine de secondes (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Wed, 5 Dec 04:18 UTCM 7.4 / 10 km - [info] (135 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Port Vila / MMI IX (Violent shaking): It was scary. My cows almost died bc it was spoopy.
(2225 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was lying in bed with my wife,she decided to go downstairs,thats when i felt movement " (via app)
(297 km W from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Tadine (New Caledonia) (171 km W from epicenter)(no details): Surprenant ça a bien bougé (via EMSC)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (315 km W from epicenter)(no details): Plus d’une minute de secousses à l’anse Vata.. Retrait de la mer observé à Yaté. Vague de deux mètres à l’île des pins (Oro), entre 0,5 et 1 mètre ailleursVoir www.seisme.nc (via EMSC)
(New Caledonia) (322 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti à PAITA dans la zone Ziza. Secousses environ 30 à 40 secondes. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Wed, 5 Dec 04:30 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (117 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (286 km W from epicenter)(no details): Pas de bruit, juste du mouvement, les murs et le sol de l'immeuble qui bougent. (via EMSC)
Wed, 5 Dec 04:41 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (134 km)- 180km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Noumea / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Westbury Tasmania Postcode 7253 ( Industrial Labor / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Analytical Laboratory balances recorded unstable movement for approx 20mins from about 15:36 till 16:10 hrs Wed Afternoon 05/12/2018...suspected earth tremor somewhere in the region as this has happened to our Lab balances before following tremors in New Zealand.Andrew /Steven QC Lab Techs
Wed, 5 Dec 04:50 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (147 km)- 146km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 04:54 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (151 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Goro south provinde New Cal / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in office computer screens rattled for approx one minute
Noumea / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wed, 5 Dec 05:53 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (134 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 06:36 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (217 km)- 120km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 06:43 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info] (135 km)- 192km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
NOUMEA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: From Russia, Sankt-Peterburg, not felt_!!!
Wed, 5 Dec 06:51 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (143 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 07:24 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (138 km)- 174km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 07:46 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (199 km)- 98km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 08:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (154 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 08:09 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (161 km)- 148km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 08:20 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (143 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 08:32 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (191 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
NouméaNou (230.5 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Wed, 5 Dec 09:48 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (178 km)- 181km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 10:14 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (155 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 10:19 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (161 km)- 193km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 10:23 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (199 km)- 185km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 10:42 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (183 km)- 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] (139 km)- 188km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Dec 15:40 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (163 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 16:35 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (127 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 16:37 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (153 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
peru / MMI V (Moderate shaking): i was in bed and the house started shaking
Wed, 5 Dec 17:27 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (159 km)- 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] (116 km)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] (155 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 23:45 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (176 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec 23:56 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (199 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 6 Dec (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 6 Dec 04:02 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (160 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
(265.5 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): duration :8 to 10 seconds was seated, the chair seemed to balance - water in my glass make little waves...
Thu, 6 Dec 06:07 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (165 km)Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Amed, Bali / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Thu, 6 Dec 06:18 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 6 Dec 17:55 UTCM 4.9 / 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
Fri, 7 Dec 04:26 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (168 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 7 Dec 11:14 UTCM 5.0 - [info] (118 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 7 Dec 20:43 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (158 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 8 Dec
Sat, 8 Dec 02:57 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (152 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 8 Dec 07:07 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (118 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 8 Dec 10:17 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (158 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 07:03 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (116 km)- 194km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS

 

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