Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Friday, 21 December 2018
21 Dec 06:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.33°S / 169.66°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (163 km / 101 mi)
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|
|Fri, 21 Dec 05:47 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-12-21 16:47:44 +11:00 (21 Dec 05:47:44 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- 202km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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