Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 141km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
5 Dec 18:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-06 04:27:26 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.9713°S / 169.1774°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-12-06 04:27:26 +11:00 (5 Dec 17:27:26 UTC)||M 4.6 / 10 km||- 141km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
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