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A busy 24 hrs with earthquakes

  1. Oct 31, 2017 #1

    davenn

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    The Loyalty Isl. E of New Caledonia has seen an ongoing burst of activity starting with a M 6.8 yesterday

    https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us1000aytk#executive

    followed by a bunch of M5 + aftershocks, the latest being a M 6.1 about an hour ago at the time of writing this

    https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us1000azi3#executive

    there was also a M 6.3 in the nthrn Banda Sea, Indonesia

    https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us1000ayz8#executive

    171031-1101  UT M  7 x events vzhi.gif


    2017-10 to 11 Loyalty Isl events.jpg

    20171031 M6.3 nthrn Banda Sea loc map.JPG


    cheers
    Dave
     
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  3. Oct 31, 2017 #2

    Drakkith

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    Dave, please tell the ground to stop shaking. It's considered extremely rude.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2017 #3

    davenn

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    it wont listen to me :frown:

    there's yet another aftershock coming in as I type this ... a M 6.6 Loyalty Isl, New Caledonia

    live seismo here..... ( 5 minute updates)

    http://www.sydneystormcity.com/seismograms.htm
     
  5. Nov 7, 2017 #4

    jedishrfu

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    A song for the occasion sung by Harry Belefonte

     
  6. Nov 8, 2017 #5

    davenn

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    haha good one :smile:
     
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