Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Saturday, 8 September 2018
8 Sep 10:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.3°S / 170.22°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (110 km / 68 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 8 Sep 10:02 UTC||M 5.5 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|Sat, 8 Sep 10:02 UTC||M 5.7 / 20 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-09-08 21:02:49 +11:00 (8 Sep 10:02:49 UTC)||M 5.7 / 10 km||- 196km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Sat, 8 Sep 10:02 UTC||M 5.4 / 25.1 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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