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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, jueves, 11 feb 2021 12:24 (GMT +11) -

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto Sismo M 7.7: Océano Pacífico Sur, Nueva Caledonia, jueves, 11 feb 2021 00:20 (GMT +11) que había ocurrido 12 horas antes.
Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, jueves, 11 feb 2021 12:24 (GMT +11) Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, jueves, 11 feb 2021 12:24 (GMT +11)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 a 10 km de profundidad

11 Feb 01:45 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 21 minutos.
11 Feb 02:00: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 5.4. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 489 km (304 mi) al ESE.
12 Feb 00:00: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8.9 km (5.6 mi) al 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.
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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora11 Feb 2021 01:24:39 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentrojueves, 11 feb 2021 12:24 (GMT +11)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5.4
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud22.614°S / 171.659°E (Océano Pacífico Sur, Nueva Caledonia)
Antipode22.614°N / 8.341°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor fuerte cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Lugares cercanos407 km al ESE de Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
421 km al SE de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
329 km al SE de Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
416 km al SE de Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoClear Sky 28°C (82 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 GWh, equivalente a 1898 toneladas de TNT o 0.1 bombas atomicas!) | 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.410 km22 Km NNE of Wé, New CaledoniaUSGS
5.010 kmLOYALTY ISLANDS, New CaledoniaEMSC

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