Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 16 January 2019
16 Jan 02:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.96°S / 169.24°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km (92 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Jan 01:51 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|Wed, 16 Jan 01:51 UTC||M 5.1 / 37 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
|Wed, 16 Jan 01:51 UTC||M 5.1 / 30 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2019-01-16 12:51:02 +11:00 (16 Jan 01:51:02 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||- 158km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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