Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Wednesday, 24 August 2005
Depth: 28.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.448°S / 170.162°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (120 km / 75 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 24 Aug 01:30 UTC||M 5.2 / 28.4 km||Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia), 24 Aug 2005 01:30
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Aug 2005 02:30 UTC| M 5.0 |4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details