Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 16 January 2019
16 Jan 04:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.4°S / 169.04°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) E of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
192 km (119 mi) SE of Wé (pop: 10,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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 04:12 UTC||M 5.2 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|Wed, 16 Jan 04:12 UTC||M 5.4 / 30 km||LOYALTY ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2019-01-16 15:12:36 +11:00 (16 Jan 04:12:36 UTC)||M 5.4 / 10 km||- 111km E of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Wed, 16 Jan 04:12 UTC||M 5.3 / 60.2 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.