Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands on Thursday, 6 December 2018
6 Dec 19:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-06 17:55:28 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.5526°S / 169.6264°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (176 km / 109 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
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|
|2018-12-06 17:55:28 UTC (6 Dec 17:55:28 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- Southeast of the Loyalty Islands||USGS|
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