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Strong Earthquake Strikes New Caledonia Region

Posted by feww on September 11, 2018

MDR – 091102

M 6.3 quake occurs 202km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia

Earthquake details:

Magnitude: 6.3 mww
Location: 22.027°S, 170.129°E
Depth: 12.0 km
Time: 19:31:37.540 (UTC) 2018-09-10


Shallow quake strikes Taiwan

M 4.7 – 16km SSW of Hualian, Taiwan
Time: 2018-09-11 04:43:26 (UTC)
Location: 23.837°N 121.545°E
Depth: 4.3 km


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Significant Quakes Strike Philippines, Micronesia, New Caledonia

Posted by feww on May 16, 2014


 EQ Details

Magnitude: 5.7Mw
Event Time: 2014-05-16 00:40:15 UTC
Location: 22.477°S 173.065°E depth=7.7km (4.8mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 104km (65mi) E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia

Magnitude: 6.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-05-15 10:16:41 UTC
Location: 9.376°N 122.068°E depth=14.0km (8.7mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 50km (31mi) WSW of Alim, Philippines
  • 52km (32mi) WSW of Asia, Philippines
  • 55km (34mi) SW of Sipalay, Philippines
  • 80km (50mi) W of Bayawan, Philippines
  • 590km (367mi) SSE of Manila, Philippines

Magnitude: 6.6Mw
Event Time: 2014-05-15 08:16:34 UTC
Location: 6.509°N 144.899°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 96km (60mi) SSE of Ifalik, Micronesia
  • 757km (470mi) W of Weno, Micronesia
  • 767km (477mi) S of Mangilao Village, Guam
  • 771km (479mi) S of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village, Guam
  • 770km (478mi) S of Hagatna, Guam

EQ Location Map

EQ Loc,map 16may14
Source: USGS/EHP

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Strong Quake Strikes SE of the Loyalty Islands

Posted by feww on December 9, 2009

New Episodes of Intense Seismicity Before Year End Highly Probable

Earthquake Measuring Up to 6.7 Mw Strikes Southeast of the Loyalty Islands

Strong Earthquake Measuring up to Magnitude 6.7 struck 120 km west of Ile Hunter, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, at a depth of about 60km on December 09, 2009 at 09:46 UTC.

The earthquake occurred about 42 km NNW of the Matthew Island volcano. Since November 2008 at least a half dozen strong quakes measuring between 6.1 and 6.8Mw have struck close to the volcano.

Special Interest: Sumatra’s Mt Kerinci Erupts

10-degree Map Centered at 20°S,170°E

Earthquake location Map. Source: USGS/EHP. Enhanced by FEWW.

Earthquake Details:

  • Magnitude:  [Maximum quake magnitude estimated at 6.7 Mw by FEWW]
  • GFZ Potsdam – Earthquake Bulletin
  • Region: Southeast of Loyalty Islands
  • Time: 2009-12-09 09:46:05.7 UTC
  • Epicenter: 170.96°E 22.24°S
  • Depth: 59 km
  • Status: manually revised

Historic Seismicity (Source: USGS/EHP)

Seismic Hazard Map (Source: USGS/EHP)

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