Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Wednesday, 29 August 2018
29 Aug 04:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.24°S / 169.8°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (149 km / 93 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 29 Aug 04:27 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-08-29 15:27:14 +11:00 (29 Aug 04:27:14 UTC)||M 5.0 / 10 km||- 211km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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