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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 107km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 107km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Date & time: Tue, 20 Dec 14:44:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-12-21 01:44:22 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 11.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.8659°S / 168.6127°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Aneityum (142 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 20 Dec
Tue, 20 Dec 14:44 UTCM 4.8 / 12 km LOYALTY ISLANDS[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 29 Dec
Thu, 29 Dec 21:30 UTCM 4.9 / 213 km - [info]Eastern Gemini Seamount (10 km) - France, Southwestern Pacific OceanSoutheast of Loyalty Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 2 Jan
Mon, 2 Jan 12:41 UTCM 4.7 / 100 km - [info] (48 km) VANUATU[Map]EMSC
Tue, 14 Mar
Tue, 14 Mar 12:36 UTCM 5.8 / 145 km - [info] (32 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 8 May
Mon, 8 May 06:30 UTCM 5.1 / 17 km - [info] (94 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Mon, 15 May
Mon, 15 May 13:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (125 km)Vanuatu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
(12733 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tue, 16 May
Tue, 16 May 22:02 UTCM 4.9 / 30 km - [info] (129 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 21 May
Sun, 21 May 07:10 UTCM 4.9 / 83 km - [info] (45 km) VANUATU
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 21 May 09:26 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (133 km) LOYALTY ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 24 Jun
Sat, 24 Jun 05:27 UTCM 4.5 / 123 km - [info]Aneityum (27 km) - Vanuatu VANUATU
[Map]
EMSC

 

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