Strong and shallow M6.1, M6.6, M6.0 earthquakes hit New Caledonia within 5 hours – Small tsunami waves observed

A seismic swarm of large earthquakes is currently hitting New Caledonia.

Within a time frame of 5 hours, a M6.1, a M6.6 and a M6.0 struck east of Tadine on November 1, 2017. Small tsunami waves were observed.

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A swarm of strong earthquakes is currently striking east of Tadine in New Caledonia. via USGS

New Caledonia is currently experiencing enhanced seismic activity. After the M6.8 earthquake on Halloween, a swarm of strong and shallow quakes is rumbling the same area, east of Tadine, on November 1, 2017:

M 6.1 – 109km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
M 6.6 – 103km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
M 6.0 – 110km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia

The strong and shallow quakes occurred within 5 hours at a depth of 10km (6.2 mi) on November 1, 2017.

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M6.6 earthquake hits New Caledonia on November 1 2017

Small tsunami waves have been observed following M6.6. People along coastal areas should be observant and exercise normal caution. There are no tsunami threats or advisories.

Small tsunami waves observed along New Caledonia after M6.6 earthquake hits on November 1 2017
Small tsunami waves observed along New Caledonia after M6.6 earthquake hits on November 1, 2017.

Is this swarm of strong earthquakes going to trigger a Big One in the region? Be ready!

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