Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 193km E of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
16 Oct 11:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 34 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-10-16 21:50:26 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.7677°S / 169.7402°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
193 km (120 mi) E of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 21:50:26 +11:00 (16 Oct 10:50:26 UTC)||M 4.6 / 10 km||- 193km E of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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