Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 9 September 2018
9 Sep 23:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.48°S / 170.36°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (100 km / 62 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
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|
|Sun, 9 Sep 23:34 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|2018-09-10 10:34:19 +11:00 (9 Sep 23:34:19 UTC)||M 5.0 / 31 km||- 191km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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