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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Thursday, 16 November 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: 137km E of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tue, 31 Oct 00h42, which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Loyalty Islands on Thursday, 16 November 2017
Nov 16 07:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 November 2017 07:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.43°S / 168.63°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (178 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Thu, 16 Nov 07:02 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmLOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
Thu, 16 Nov 07:02 UTCM 6.1 / 22 kmLoyalty IslandsGeoAu
Thu, 16 Nov 07:03 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km- 81km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
Thu, 16 Nov 07:02 UTCM 6.0 / 19.5 kmNew Caledonia [Sea]INGV

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