Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 213km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 29 August 2018
29 Aug 05:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 36 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-29 16:22:09 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.2307°S / 169.9838°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (138 km / 86 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-08-29 16:22:09 +11:00 (29 Aug 05:22:09 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- 213km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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