Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Saturday, 29 February 2020
29 Feb 06:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.87°S / 169.18°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km (86 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
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|
|Sat, 29 Feb 06:43 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||GFZ|
|Sat, 29 Feb 06:43 UTC||M 5.2 / 12 km||Southeast Of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||EMSC|
|Sat, 29 Feb 06:43 UTC||M 5.2 / 69 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||BMKG|
|2020-02-29 17:43:42 +11:00 (29 Feb 06:43:42 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||135km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Sat, 29 Feb 06:43 UTC||M 5.0 / 34.8 km||Southeast of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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