Archive for November, 2017

Magnitude 7.0 – 86km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia – November 19, 2017

November 20, 2017

USGS Event Page
2017-11-19 22:43:29 UTC
Magnitude 7.0
86km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia
-21.334°S   168.683°E

10.0 km depth

Seismotectonics of the Eastern Margin of the Australia Plate
USGS “The eastern margin of the Australia plate is one of the most sesimically active areas of the world due to high rates of convergence between the Australia and Pacific plates.”

 

Magnitude 6.5 – 16km SE of Jaco, Costa Rica – November 13, 2017 and Magnitude 7.3 – 32km S of Halabjah, Iraq – November 12, 2017

November 13, 2017
2017-11-12 18:18:17 UTC
Magnitude 7.3 – 32km S of Halabjah, Iraq
34.886°N   45.941°E
23.2 km depth
CNN News Report


Magnitude 6.5 – 16km SE of Jaco, Costa Rica

9.526°N 84.505°W
Depth 19.8 km

Magnitude 6.8 – 86km NE of Hihifo, Tonga – November 4, 2017

November 5, 2017

USGS Event Page
Magnitude 6.8
86km NE of Hihifo, Tonga
2017-11-04 09:00:19 UTC
15.357°S   -173.219°W
10 km depth

USGS – Seismotectonics of the Eastern Margin of the Australia Plate:
“The eastern margin of the Australia plate is one of the most sesimically active areas of the world due to high rates of convergence between the Australia and Pacific plates.”