Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) on Friday, 5 January 1996
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.855°S / 169.6°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
181 km (112 mi) E of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 5 Jan 22:47 UTC||M 4.0 / 33 km||Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)||USGS|
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