Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 184km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
16 Oct 02:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-10-16 13:24:06 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.9984°S / 169.6026°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
184 km (115 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
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|
|2018-10-16 13:24:06 +11:00 (16 Oct 02:24:06 UTC)||M 5.0 / 10 km||- 184km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Tue, 16 Oct 02:24 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
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