Latest quakes in or near Coral Sea in the past 48 hours on Thursday, August 18, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 18, 2022 00:43 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 1 quake between magnitude 4 and 5
In the past 48 hours, Coral Sea was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.0 and 1 quake of magnitude 4.8.

Latest quake: Mag. 4.8 | Solomon Sea, 48 km E of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.0 | South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Coral Sea (updated )

Past 24 hours:no confirmed quakes
Past 7 days:11 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+ | 5 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 30 days:25 quakes | 1 quake M2+ | 0 quakes M3+ | 8 quakes M4+ | 15 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 90 days:74 quakes | 2 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+ | 42 quakes M4+ | 27 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+
Past 365 days:342 quakes | 9 quakes M2+ | 7 quakes M3+ | 201 quakes M4+ | 112 quakes M5+ | 12 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (2 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 16, 2022 11:14 pm (GMT +10) (Aug 16, 2022 13:14 GMT)

64 km
Solomon Sea, 48 km east of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Aug 16, 2022 7:34 pm (GMT +11) (Aug 16, 2022 08:34 GMT)

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3 x 1012 joules (832 megawatt hours, equivalent to 716 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Coral Sea Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Coral Sea?

The last earthquake in Coral Sea occurred 1 day 11 hours ago: Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 48 km east of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:14 pm (GMT +10).

How many quakes were there in Coral Sea in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Coral Sea had 2 quakes up to magnitude 5.0.

What was the strongest quake in Coral Sea in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Coral Sea in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 16 hours ago: Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 7:34 pm (GMT +11).

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