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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 (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (104 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^15 J (278 GWh / 2.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 14.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
Tue, 16 Oct 01:03 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km- 167km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
Tue, 16 Oct 01:03 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC

"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 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 (6 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 17:55 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 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
Fri, 7 Dec 20:43 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 8 Dec 2018
Sat, 8 Dec 02:57 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 8 Dec 07:07 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 8 Dec 10:17 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 9 Dec 2018
Sun, 9 Dec 07:03 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]- 194km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS

 

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