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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Monday, 11 April 2005

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Monday, 11 April 2005
Date & time: Monday, 11 April 2005 17:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.975°S / 170.612°E (Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (83 km / 52 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Apr 17:08 UTCM 6.7 / 68 kmSoutheast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake: Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia), 11 Apr 2005 17:08

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes):
  • 25 Sep 2005 03:00 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    37.5 km (23.3 mi) depth
    |
    97 km (61 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2005 12:33 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    132 km (82 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Aug 2005 02:30 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Aug 2005 01:30 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    28.4 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Aug 2005 01:45 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    90.8 km (56.4 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2005 11:50 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2005 09:05 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2005 08:46 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2005 07:02 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Apr 2005 12:01 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Apr 2005 22:09 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    123.5 km (76.7 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Monday, 11 April 2005
 

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