Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Friday, 7 December 2018
7 Dec 11:29 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 14 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.94°S / 169.79°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (118 km / 73 mi)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 7 Dec 11:14 UTC||M 5.0||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
|Fri, 7 Dec 11:14 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-12-07 22:14:48 +11:00 (7 Dec 11:14:48 UTC)||M 5.0 / 10 km||- 209km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands, 7 Dec 2018 11:14
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 09 Dec 2018 07:03 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 08 Dec 2018 07:07 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| GFZ | Details