Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
16 Oct 02:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.94°S / 169.59°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 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|
|Tue, 16 Oct 01:57 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-10-16 01:57:40 UTC (16 Oct 01:57:40 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- Southeast of the Loyalty Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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