Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - LOYALTY ISLANDS on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
6 Dec 00:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.82°S / 168.58°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
169 km (105 mi) SE of Wé (pop: 10,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
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|
|Wed, 5 Dec 23:56 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-12-06 10:56:35 +11:00 (5 Dec 23:56:35 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- 77km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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