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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - LOYALTY ISLANDS 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 4 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - LOYALTY ISLANDS on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Date & time: Wednesday, 5 December 2018 08:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.73°S / 168.62°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (191 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 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 08:32 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km- 78km ESE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
Wed, 5 Dec 08:32 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
NouméaNou (230.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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