Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 130km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Thursday, 13 December 2018
13 Dec 03:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 39 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.1077°S / 168.9902°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) SE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00 (13 Dec 02:33:04 UTC)||M 5.0 / 10 km||- 130km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia||USGS|
|Thu, 13 Dec 02:33 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||NEW CALEDONIA||EMSC|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: 130km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia, 13 Dec 2018 02:33
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jan 2019 05:53 UTC| M 4.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| EMSC | Details