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Strong Earthquakes Strike New Caledonia Region

Posted by feww on October 16, 2018

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M6.4 earthquake, preceded by M6.3, followed by significant aftershocks, occur E of Tadine, New Caledonia 

Tsunami Evaluation: The earthquakes did not generate a destructive Tsunami.

Earthquake Details

M 6.4 – 167km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
Location: 21.726°S 169.487°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2018-10-16 01:03:43 (UTC)

M 6.3 – 170km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
Location: 21.936°S 169.476°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2018-10-16 00:28:12 (UTC)

Aftershocks: .A cluster  of at least 14 significant aftershocks measuring between M4.7 and M5.8 have followed the events as of posting.

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Strong Earthquake Strikes SE of Guam

Posted by feww on September 23, 2018

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M6.4 Quake Occurs 197km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam

 

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.4 mb
Location: 12.209°N, 146.214°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2018-09-23 05:52:11.510 (UTC)

[USGS]

Diagnostics

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Strong EQ Strikes Kaktovik, Alaska

Posted by feww on August 12, 2018

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M6.4 Quake Rattles Alaska’s North Slope

EQ Details:

Magnitude: 6.4 mw
Time: 2018-08-12 14:58:54 (UTC)
Location: 69.624°N, 145.247°W [64km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska]
Depth: 9.9 km

Largest aftershocks:

  • M4.9, 2018-08-12 at 15:14:21 (UTC), 69.590°N 144.662°W, 7.9 km
  • M5.4, 2018-08-12 at 16:02:09 (UTC), 69.766°N 144.197°W, 5.5 km

 

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A Tsunami of Earthquakes Striking Globally

Posted by feww on September 21, 2017

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Significant Earthquakes Strike Vanuatu, PNG, Japan Region

Significant and Notable Earthquakes Strike Vanuatu, PNG, Japan Region.

Vanuatu

Magnitude: 6.4 mww  
Location: 18.798°S, 169.095°E [85km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu]
Depth: 200.2 km
Time: 2017-09-20 20:09:49 (UTC)

Papua New Guinea (PNG)

M 5.9 – 165km N of Finschhafen, PNG  
Location: 5.110°S 147.834°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2017-09-20 22:13:36 (UTC)

Japan Region

M 6.1 – 281km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan 
Location: 37.982°N 144.669°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2017-09-20 16:37:16 (UTC)

Data source: USGS

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Strong Earthquake Strikes near Manus Island, PNG

Posted by feww on August 27, 2017

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M6.4 quake occurs 107km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea

Earthquake Details:
Magnitude: 6.4mww  [USGS]
Location: 1.454°S, 148.056°E; 8.1 km depth
Date/Time: 2017-08-27 04:17:50 UTC

Tsunami Status: No destructive tsunami observed.

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M6.4 Earthquake Strikes W. of Bengkulu, Indonesia

Posted by feww on August 13, 2017

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Strong quake occurs 73km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.4 mww
Location: 3.794°S, 101.600°E [73km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia]
Depth: 35.9 km
Time:  03:08:11.210 (UTC), 2017-08-13
USGS

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Strong Earthquake Rattles Coastal Peru

Posted by feww on July 18, 2017

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M6.4 earthquake strikes 98km WNW of Camana, Peru

Magnitude: 6.4mww
Location: 16.402°S, 73.603°W [98km WNW of Camana, Peru]
Depth: 44.1 km
Time: 02:05:19 UTC  2017-07-18

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Strong Earthquake Strikes Offshore New Ireland, PNG

Posted by feww on July 13, 2017

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M 6.4 earthquake strikes 38km SSE of Taron, PNG

EQ Details [USGS]

Magnitude: 6.4 mww
Location: 4.788°S, 153.159°E
Depth: 47.0 km
Time: 2017-07-13 03:36:09 UTC

Aftershocks: One, measuring 4.8mb, as of this report.

 

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M6.3 Earthquake Strikes near Lesbos, Greece

Posted by feww on June 12, 2017

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Strong Earthquake Rattles Plomárion, Greece 

Magnitude: 6.3 Mw  [Magnitude and depth subject to revision EMSC]
Region: SOUTH OF THE ISLAND OF LESBOS/ NEAR COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY
Location 38.85 N, 26.31 E
Depth: 9km [As of Latest Revision]
Time: 2017-06-12 at 12:28:37.8 UTC
Distances:

  • 87 km NW of İzmir, Turkey [pop: 2,501,000]
  • 36 km SW of Mytilíni, Greece [pop: 28,400]
  • 15 km S of Plomárion, Greece [pop: 3,400]

Largest aftershock: 4.9 at 38.88N, 26.28E  [depth of 7km] at  12:31:39.1
FIRE-EARTH References: KMQ2 [061001]

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Strong Earthquake Strikes N of Karakul Impact Crater

Posted by feww on June 26, 2016

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M6.4 quake strikes Kyrgyzstan, 40km North of Karakul impact crater, Pamir Mountains

Centered at 39.487°N, 73.325°E the event occurred at a depth of 15.5km, USGS/EHP reported.

The event was preceded by a significant aftershock, measuring 5.0Mw and centered at 36.540°N, 70.084°E [20km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan,] and at a depth of 215.1km.

NOTE: Karakul [Qarokul, or Siob, Tajik for “black lake,”] is a lake located within a 52-km-diameter impact crater in the Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan.

Diagnostics available from BEACONS [CJ Members.]

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Deadly Quake Strikes Taiwan

Posted by feww on February 6, 2016

M6.4 EQ strikes S. Taiwan causing fatalities, destroying buildings

Centered at 22.871°N, 120.668°E the quake occurred at a depth of 23.0km (14.3 mi), reported USGS/EHP.

There are reports of multiple fatalities, and scores of injuries, with about a dozen apartment blocks and other buildings destroyed or damaged.

Aftershocks
Most of the reported damage occurred in Tainan, with several aftershocks rattling the city of 2.3 million, Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau reported.

A powerful 1999 quake killed more than 2,400 people in Tainan.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.4Mw
Location: 22.871°N, 120.668°E depth=23.0 km (14.3 mi)

Nearby Cities:
28km (17mi) NE of Pingtung, Taiwan
35km (22mi) SE of Yujing, Taiwan
46km (29mi) NE of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
48km (30mi) ESE of Tainan, Taiwan
672km (418mi) E of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20004y6h#impact_pager

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20004y6h#impact_shakemap

 

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