Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands on Thursday, 6 December 2018
6 Dec 19:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 52 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-06 18:34:26 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.389°S / 169.4092°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
183 km (114 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
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 18:34:26 UTC (6 Dec 18:34:26 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- Southeast of the Loyalty Islands||USGS|
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