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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Thursday, 13 December 2018

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Thursday, 13 December 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 0.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 13 Dec 12:51:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.839°S / 169.036°E
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (166 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 13 Dec
Thu, 13 Dec 12:51 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmLoyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 13 Dec 12:51 UTCM 5.3 / 40 km LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 13 Dec 12:51 UTCM 5.3 / 20.7 km- 115km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 14 Dec
Fri, 14 Dec 21:53 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (173 km)- 118km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 15 Dec
Sat, 15 Dec 08:29 UTCM 4.9 / 37 km - [info] (172 km)Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Mon, 17 Dec
Mon, 17 Dec 15:52 UTCM 4.8 - [info] (109 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 21 Dec
Fri, 21 Dec 05:47 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (163 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 23 Dec
Sun, 23 Dec 06:04 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (160 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 23 Dec 10:09 UTCM 5.0 / 80 km - [info] (162 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 11 Jan
Fri, 11 Jan 21:24 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (177 km)- 89km E of Tadine, New Caledonia
[Map]
USGS
Paita, nc (246.9 km WSW from epicenter) / not felt: Felt nothing (via app)
Tue, 15 Jan
Tue, 15 Jan 05:53 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (179 km) NEW CALEDONIA
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 16 Jan
Wed, 16 Jan 01:51 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (153 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 16 Jan 04:12 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (137 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ
(285.1 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Sat, 19 Jan
Sat, 19 Jan 05:40 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (157 km) SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC

 

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