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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 180km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.4 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wed, 5 Dec 04h18, which had occurred 23 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 180km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Dec 5 05:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 4.9.
Date & time: Wednesday, 5 December 2018 04:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-05 15:41:29 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.0756°S / 169.5381°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (134 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 5 Dec 2018
Wed, 5 Dec 04:41 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Noumea / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Westbury Tasmania Postcode 7253 ( Industrial Labor / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Analytical Laboratory balances recorded unstable movement for approx 20mins from about 15:36 till 16:10 hrs Wed Afternoon 05/12/2018...suspected earth tremor somewhere in the region as this has happened to our Lab balances before following tremors in New Zealand.Andrew /Steven QC Lab Techs

 

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