Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 27 November 2018
27 Nov 15:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.23°S / 171.51°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (124 km / 77 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 27 Nov 15:41 UTC||M 5.3 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|Tue, 27 Nov 15:41 UTC||M 5.2 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|Tue, 27 Nov 15:41 UTC||M 5.6 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
|2018-11-28 02:41:20 +11:00 (27 Nov 15:41:20 UTC)||M 5.8 / 10 km||- 138km NNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands, 27 Nov 2018 15:41
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 28 Dec 2018 14:36 UTC| M 4.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 02 Dec 2018 22:32 UTC| M 5.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| GFZ | Details