Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Saturday, 8 September 2018
8 Sep 15:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.35°S / 170.28°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (107 km / 66 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 8 Sep 14:49 UTC||M 4.8 / 32 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-09-09 01:49:14 +11:00 (8 Sep 14:49:14 UTC)||M 4.8 / 32.2 km||- 182km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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