Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Friday, 31 August 2018
31 Aug 17:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.13°S / 170.18°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (119 km / 74 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 31 Aug 17:19 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|2018-09-01 04:19:05 +11:00 (31 Aug 17:19:05 UTC)||M 5.3 / 34.8 km||- 210km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Fri, 31 Aug 17:19 UTC||M 5.2 / 40 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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