Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 222km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
5 Dec 12:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-05 22:12:01 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.5949°S / 169.8978°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Matthew Island (149 km / 93 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-12-05 22:12:01 +11:00 (5 Dec 11:12:01 UTC)||M 4.7 / 10 km||- 222km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia||USGS|
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