Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Monday, 21 January 2019
21 Jan 00:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.86°S / 169.12°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 21 Jan 00:35 UTC||M 5.3 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GFZ|
|Mon, 21 Jan 00:35 UTC||M 5.4 / 36.1 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands||GeoAu|
|2019-01-21 11:35:45 +11:00 (21 Jan 00:35:45 UTC)||M 5.5 / 10 km||- 123km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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