Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Sunday, 19 May 2019 - information

Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 176 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 14:56 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 176 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 14:56 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 May 15:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
May 20 11:22: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.3.
Date & time: May 19, 2019 14:56:49 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.59°S / 169.58°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia)
Antipode: 21.59°N / 10.42°W
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
176 km (109 mi) E of Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) S of Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ESE of Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) ENE of Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) E of Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) ENE of Noumea (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) ESE of Fayaoué (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) E of Paita (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) E of La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) S of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) S of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.310 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)GFZ
6.220 km163km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
6.310 kmSoutheast Of Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu)EMSC
5.963 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)BMKG

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Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Не по чувствовал, не ощущал, всё спокойно. Всем доброго здоровья, и берегите себя и своих близких. лол.))),!!!  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 23, 2019 09:05
2 years ago
4.5

127 km
South Pacific Ocean, 237 km E of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaMore
Oct 23, 2019 04:49
2 years ago - felt
5.0

31 km
South Pacific Ocean, 123 km E of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaMore
Sep 15, 2019 13:26
2 years ago
4.7

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 151 km E of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaMore
Aug 31, 2019 06:30
2 years ago
4.8

37 km
South Pacific Ocean, 199 km SE of Isangel, Tafea Province, VanuatuMore
Jul 21, 2019 02:50
2 years ago
4.9

103 km
South Pacific Ocean, 87 km S of Aneityum Island, Tafea Province, VanuatuMore
Jul 6, 2019 22:10
2 years ago
4.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 227 km E of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaMore
Jul 6, 2019 11:08
2 years ago - felt
5.6

97 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km S of Aneityum Island, Tafea Province, VanuatuMore
May 29, 2019 18:33
3 years ago
5.0

92 km
South Pacific Ocean, 191 km S of Isangel, Tafea Province, VanuatuMore
May 24, 2019 09:50
3 years ago
4.7

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 171 km E of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaMore
May 23, 2019 15:02
3 years ago
5.4

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 243 km S of Isangel, Tafea Province, VanuatuMore
May 19, 2019 15:06
3 years ago
4.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 233 km S of Isangel, Tafea Province, VanuatuMore

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