Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Sunday, 23 December 2018
23 Dec 06:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.97°S / 169.16°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
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|
|Sun, 23 Dec 06:04 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-12-23 17:04:20 +11:00 (23 Dec 06:04:20 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- 140km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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