Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 167km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
5 Dec 11:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 38 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-05 21:42:21 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.334°S / 169.2658°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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 21:42:21 +11:00 (5 Dec 10:42:21 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- 167km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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