Strong Earthquake Southeast Of Loyalty Islands 01-May-14 (E141210636)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.7 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-05-01T06:36:37.930Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 21.509°S, 170.216°E
  • Seismic Region: 14 – Vanuatu Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1890 – Southeast Of Loyalty Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 117.5 km
  • Distances:
    1. 213km (132mi) WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia
    2. 313km (194mi) ESE of We, New Caledonia
    3. 385km (239mi) ENE of Mont-Dore, New Caledonia
    4. 395km (245mi) E of Dumbea, New Caledonia
    5. 397km (246mi) ENE of Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000q66s

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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One Response to Strong Earthquake Southeast Of Loyalty Islands 01-May-14 (E141210636)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Geophysical: 02 May 2014 | QVS Data

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