Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 120km E of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tuesday, 16 October 2018
16 Oct 11:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-10-16 21:29:17 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.6989°S / 169.0383°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) E of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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 21:29:17 +11:00 (16 Oct 10:29:17 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- 120km E of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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