Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 174km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
5 Dec 08:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-05 18:24:25 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.9886°S / 169.502°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-12-05 18:24:25 +11:00 (5 Dec 07:24:25 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- 174km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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