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Δυνατός σεισμός μεγέθους 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, Νέα Καληδονία, Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβ 2021 12:24 (GMT +11) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the Μέγεθος 7.7 - South Pacific Ocean, Νέα Καληδονία, Πέμ, 11 Φεβ 2021 00:20 (GMT +11), which had occurred 12 ώρες earlier.
Δυνατός σεισμός μεγέθους 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, Νέα Καληδονία, Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβ 2021 12:24 (GMT +11) Δυνατός σεισμός μεγέθους 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, Νέα Καληδονία, Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβ 2021 12:24 (GMT +11)

Δυνατός σεισμός μεγέθους 5.4 σε βάθος 10 χλμ

11 Feb 01:45 UTC: Πρώτα να αναφέρει: USGS after 21 λεπτά.
11 Feb 02:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.4. Epicenter location corrected by 489 km (304 mi) towards ESE.
12 Feb 00:00: Epicenter location corrected by 8.9 km (5.6 mi) towards ENE.
Update Thu, 11 Feb 2021, 01:51
Significant 5.0 quake hits near Wé, Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
5.0 quake 11 Feb 12:24 pm (GMT +11)
5.0 quake 11 Feb 12:24 pm (GMT +11)
A shallow magnitude 5.0 earthquake was reported around noon near Wé, Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Thursday 11 February 2021 at 12:24 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 5.0 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Wé (pop. 10,400) located 22 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Fayaoué (pop. 4,400) located 82 km from the epicenter, and Tadine (pop. 7,500) 109 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake data

Ημερομηνία & time: 11 Feb 2021 01:24:39 UTC -
Τοπική ώρα στο επίκεντρο: Πέμ, 11 Φεβ 2021 12:24 (GMT +11)
Μέγεθος: 5.4
Βάθος: 10.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 22.614°S / 171.659°E (South Pacific Ocean, Νέα Καληδονία)
Antipode: 22.614°N / 8.341°W
Nearby towns and cities:
407 km (253 mi) ΝΑ of Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Δείτε κοντινούς σεισμούς!
421 km (262 mi) ΝΑ of Isangel (Βανουάτου) (pop: 1,440) --> Δείτε κοντινούς σεισμούς!
329 km (205 mi) ΝΑ of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> Δείτε κοντινούς σεισμούς!
416 km (259 mi) ΝΑ of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Δείτε κοντινούς σεισμούς!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28°C (82 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, ισοδυναμεί με 1898 τόνους TNT ή 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.410 km22 Km NNE of Wé, New CaledoniaUSGS
5.010 kmLOYALTY ISLANDS, New CaledoniaEMSC

User reports for this quake

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