Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 193km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
5 Dec 10:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-05 21:19:09 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.2761°S / 169.5863°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
193 km (120 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-12-05 21:19:09 +11:00 (5 Dec 10:19:09 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||- 193km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: 193km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia, 5 Dec 2018 10:19
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 19 Jan 2019 05:40 UTC| M 4.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 21 Dec 2018 05:47 UTC| M 4.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 06 Dec 2018 23:27 UTC| M 5.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| GFZ | Details