Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Friday, 5 October 2018
5 Oct 21:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.13°S / 169.45°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
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|
|Fri, 5 Oct 21:23 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-10-06 08:23:15 +11:00 (5 Oct 21:23:15 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- 173km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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