Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Nov 15:50 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 10 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Nov 2018 03:41:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.23°S / 171.51°E (Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Matthew Island (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
299 km SE de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440)
377 km E de Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490)
442 km E de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400)
513 km SE de Port-Vila (Port Vila, Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900)
523 km ENE de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700)
533 km E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300)
536 km ENE de Nouméa (pop: 93,100)
741 km SW de Lautoka (Ba, Fidji) (pop: 52,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.310 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGFZ
M 5.210 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.610 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu
M 5.810 km- 138km NNW of Ile Hunter, New CaledoniaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Southeast of Loyalty Islands 27 November 15:41 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 28 Dec 2018 14:36 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2018 22:32 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)
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