Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 201km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 29 August 2018
29 Aug 04:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-29 15:03:14 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.1142°S / 170.1163°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (126 km / 78 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-08-29 15:03:14 +11:00 (29 Aug 04:03:14 UTC)||M 5.3 / 10 km||- 201km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Wed, 29 Aug 04:03 UTC||M 5.1 / 35.7 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
|Wed, 29 Aug 04:03 UTC||M 5.2 / 24 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
User reports for this quake
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