Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Sunday, 2 December 2018
2 Dec 22:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.19°S / 171.45°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (124 km / 77 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 2 Dec 22:32 UTC||M 5.2 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|2018-12-03 09:32:48 +11:00 (2 Dec 22:32:48 UTC)||M 5.2 / 10 km||- 139km NNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Sun, 2 Dec 22:32 UTC||M 5.1 / 18.9 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
|Sun, 2 Dec 22:32 UTC||M 5.2 / 20 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands, 2 Dec 2018 22:32
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Dec 2018 14:36 UTC| M 4.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| EMSC | Details