Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
16 Oct 01:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.93°S / 169.43°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (103 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
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|
|Tue, 16 Oct 01:29 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-10-16 12:29:05 +11:00 (16 Oct 01:29:05 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||- 165km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Tue, 16 Oct 01:29 UTC||M 5.0 / 32.5 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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