Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Wednesday, 17 October 2018
17 Oct 06:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.19°S / 170.03°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (134 km / 83 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 17 Oct 06:01 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-10-17 17:01:19 +11:00 (17 Oct 06:01:19 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||- 209km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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