Mag. 4.9 earthquake - LOYALTY ISLANDS on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 23:56 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake Southeast of Loyalty Islands 5 December 04:18 UTC, which had occurred 20 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - LOYALTY ISLANDS on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 23:56 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Dec 00:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2018 11:56:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.82°S / 168.58°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490)
169 km (105 mi) SE of Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400)
213 km (133 mi) ENE of Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700)
223 km (138 mi) E of Dumbéa (pop: 19,300)
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Noumea (pop: 93,100)
285 km (177 mi) E of La Foa (pop: 2,950)
394 km (245 mi) ESE of Koné (pop: 4,570)
455 km (283 mi) S of Port-Vila (Port Vila, Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.910 km- 77km ESE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

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