Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
16 Oct 04:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.98°S / 169.53°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
177 km (110 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
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|
|Tue, 16 Oct 04:21 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-10-16 15:21:22 +11:00 (16 Oct 04:21:22 UTC)||M 5.0 / 10 km||- 176km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Tue, 16 Oct 04:21 UTC||M 4.9 / 13.6 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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