Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 109 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Saturday, 15 August 2020
15 Aug 04:47 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.9449°S / 168.7121°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) NE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
150 km (93 mi) E of Wé (pop: 10,400)
167 km (104 mi) SW of Isangel (pop: 1,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Aug 04:30 UTC||M 4.4 / 10 km||109 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Sat, 15 Aug 04:30 UTC||M 4.4 / 10 km||Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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