Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - information

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.7 - 535 km east da Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, Nuova Caledonia, mercoledì, 16 settembre 2020

- Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.7 - 535 km east da Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, Nuova Caledonia, mercoledì, 16 settembre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 154 km depth

16 Sep 08:53 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 9 minuti.
16 Sep 08:55: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.8 a 6.0. Profondità ricalcolata da 161.0 a 154.0 km (da 100 a 96 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 3.3 km (2 mi) al WSW.
16 Sep 10:26: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.0 a 5.7.
Data & ora: 16 Sep 2020 08:44:33 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.7
Profondità: 154.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 22,31°S / 171,65°E (Nuova Caledonia)
Vulcano più vicino: Matthew Island (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
394 km SE da Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440)
398 km ESE da Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490)
479 km ESE da Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400)
523 km E da Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700)
535 km E da Noumea (Nouméa) (pop: 93,100)
536 km E da Dumbéa (pop: 19,300)
604 km E da La Foa (pop: 2,950)
616 km SE da Port-Vila (Port Vila, Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2,2 x 1013 joules (6,22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0,3 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.7154 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaGFZ
M 5.6124 kmSoutheast Of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaEMSC
M 5.6124 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaGeoAu
M 6.2151 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaBMKG
M 5.6119 kmSoutheast of the Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake 535 km east of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, 16 September 08:44 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 535 km east of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 08:44 (GMT)

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