Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - LOYALTY ISLANDS on Thursday, 6 December 2018
6 Dec 06:39 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.74°S / 168.71°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
176 km (109 mi) SE of Wé (pop: 10,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 6 Dec 06:18 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-12-06 06:18:35 UTC (6 Dec 06:18:35 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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