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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 21 November 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: Loyalty Islands on Sun, 19 Nov 22h43
Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Date & time: Tue, 21 Nov 09:56:40 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.24°S / 168.65°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Aneityum (165 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Tue, 21 Nov 09:56 UTCM 4.9 / 5 km LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
Tue, 21 Nov 09:56 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km- 77km ENE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Nouméa baie des citrons (257.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)

 

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