Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 332 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 04:54 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 164 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, 5 December 2018 04:18 GMT, which had occurred 36 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 332 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 04:54 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Dec 05:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2018 04:54:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.21°S / 169.67°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
199 km (124 mi) ESE of Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) ESE of Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) E of Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) E of Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) E of Noumea (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) E of Païta (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) ESE of Fayaoué (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) E of La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) E of Bourail (pop: 4,830) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) ESE of Poindimié (pop: 4,890) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (189 mi) S of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) S of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.210 km- 198km ESE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

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Goro south provinde New Cal / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in office computer screens rattled for approx one minute
Noumea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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