Magnitude 7.0 - LOYALTY ISLANDS

2011 January 13 16:16:41 UTC

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Magnitude7.0
Date-Time
Location20.622°S, 168.459°E
Depth9 km (5.6 miles) set by location program
RegionLOYALTY ISLANDS
Distances120 km (75 miles) NNE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
145 km (90 miles) SW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
275 km (170 miles) NE of NOUMEA, New Caledonia
1740 km (1080 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.3 km (2.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=545, Nph=545, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.01 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=C
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00012cx
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Felt (II) at Noumea, New Caledonia. Also felt at Bouloupari.

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