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Strong Aftershocks Follow New Caledonia M7.5 Event

Posted by feww on December 5, 2018

AMB  – 120502

About two dozen strong aftershocks follow New Caledonia M7.5 earthquake

The largest aftershock/earthquake measured M6.6, USGS reported.

Earthquake  Details

Magnitude: 6.6 mww
192km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
2018-12-05 06:43:04 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.7
141km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
2018-12-05 04:41:56 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.9
130km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
2018-12-05 04:30:24 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.9
153km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
2018-12-05 04:28:44 (UTC)
10.0 km

Magnitude: 7.5 mww
168km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
2018-12-05 04:18:08 (UTC)
10.0 km

M6.0
155km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
2018-12-05 04:14:36 (UTC)

 

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Tsunami Threat: Large Earthquake Strikes SE of LOYALTY ISLANDS

Posted by feww on December 5, 2018

KMPH – 120502

M7.5 Earthquake Strikes 168km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia –USGS

TSUNAMI EVALUATIONhttps://www.tsunami.gov/
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.6 OCCURRED SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS AT 0418 UTC ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 5 2018.

* BASED ON THE PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS… HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE FOR COASTS LOCATED WITHIN 1,000 KM OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER.

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
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* HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 1,000 KM OF THE EPICENTER ALONG THE COASTS OF

  • VANUATU AND NEW CALEDONIA

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

* The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary assessment and changes may occur.

* Magnitude:  7.6
* Origin Time 1918 AKST Dec 04 2018
2018 PST Dec 04 2018
0418 UTC Dec 05 2018
* Coordinates 22.1 South 169.2 East
* Depth 6 miles
* Location in the Loyalty Islands region

Revised parameters – USGS

Magnitude: 7.5 mww
Coordinates: 21.969°S, 169.446°E
Depth: 10km (6 miles)
Origin Time: 2018-12-05 04:18:08 (UTC) depth

Distances: 168km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia

[Source: USGS]

EQ Location Map – Source: USGS

 

 

 

 

 

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Strong Earthquakes Strike New Caledonia Region

Posted by feww on October 16, 2018

EQR – 101602

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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Enhanced Seismicity Continues in Harans Reef, New Caledonia

Posted by feww on November 1, 2017

Heba-183D

M6.6 Earthquake Strikes 103km E of Tadine, New Caledonia

The event occurred at a depth of 10km, but did NOT generate a Pacific-wide destructive tsunami, according to USGS.

EQ details:

Magnitude: 6.6mww
21.630°S, 168.884°E [103km E of Tadine, New Caledonia]
10.0 km depth
2017-11-01 02:23:56 UTC

Significant Earthquakes, Past 30 Days [USGS]

M6.6
103km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
2017-11-01 02:23:56 UTC10.0 km

M6.3
32km WSW of Hila, Indonesia
2017-10-31 11:50:51 UTC32.4 km

M6.8
137km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
2017-10-31 00:42:06 UTC11.1 km

M4.3
32km SW of Lompoc, CA
2017-10-26 20:38:51 UTC4.3 km

M6.7
141km NNE of Palue, Indonesia
2017-10-24 10:47:47 UTC549.2 km

M3.6
6km SE of Manila, Arkansas
2017-10-15 10:16:25 UTC16.6 km

M6.7
Bouvet Island region
2017-10-10 18:53:27 UTC9.0 km

M6.3
36km SSW of Putre, Chile
2017-10-10 06:32:20 UTC82.4 km

M4.1
14km ESE of Alum Rock, California
2017-10-10 00:53:18 UTC9.7 km

M6.6
60km E of Buldir Island, Alaska
2017-10-08 22:34:33 UTC111.8 km

M6.3
Balleny Islands region
2017-10-08 20:48:58 UTC10.0 km

M6.2
259km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan
2017-10-06 07:59:32 UTC9.0 km

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Powerful Quake Strikes Loyalty Islands

Posted by feww on May 10, 2011

Latest Shocks Point to a Potentially Catastrophic Phase of Seismicity in PRF: FIRE-EARTH

  • USGS downgraded the mainshock from a Magnitude 7.1 to M6.8

  • The Mainshock followed by at least a half dozen aftershocks, the largest of which measured 5.8MW

  • NO Pacific-wide Tsunami reported.

Earthquake Details

  • Magnitude: 6.8
  • Date-Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 08:55:09 UTC
  • Location: 20.252°S, 168.273°E
  • Depth 14.9 km (9.3 miles)
    Region: LOYALTY ISLANDS
  • Distances:
    • 134 km (83 miles) SW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
    • 149 km (92 miles) NNE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
    • 276 km (171 miles) S of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
    • 1,741 km (1081 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
  • Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 13.2 km (8.2 miles); depth +/- 2.5 km (1.6 miles)
  • Source:  USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

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