Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - 562 km east da Noumea, South Province, Nuova Caledonia, sabato, 24 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - 562 km east da Noumea, South Province, Nuova Caledonia, sabato, 24 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 50 km depth

24 Oct 16:10 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 14 minuti.
24 Oct 16:11: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.8 a 4.5. Profondità ricalcolata da 92.0 a 40.0 km (da 57 a 25 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 27 km (16.7 mi) al SSW.
24 Oct 16:13: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.5 a 4.8. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 5.3 km (3.3 mi) al NE.
24 Oct 17:26: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.8 a 5.1. Profondità ricalcolata da 40.0 a 50.0 km (da 25 a 31 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 5.4 km (3.4 mi) al NO.
Data & ora: 24 Oct 2020 03:55:57 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 25 Oct 2:55 am (GMT +11)
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 50.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 22,72°S / 171,9°E (Nuova Caledonia)
Vulcano più vicino: Hunter Island (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
434 km ESE da Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490)
446 km SE da Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440)
519 km ESE da Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400)
550 km E da Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700)
562 km E da Noumea (pop: 93,100)
564 km E da Dumbéa (pop: 19,300)
635 km E da La Foa (pop: 2,950)
669 km SE da Port-Vila (Port Vila, Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 22.7°C (73 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from ESE
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.150 kmSoutheast Of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaEMSC
M 5.135 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaGFZ
M 4.748 kmSoutheast of the Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 5.045 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaGeoAu
M 4.748 kmSoutheast of the Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 562 km east of Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, 25 Oct 2:55 am (GMT +11)

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 562 km east of Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, on 25 Oct 2:55 am (GMT +11)

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