Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 332 km east of Nouméa, Province Sud, New Caledonia, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 11:03 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 332 km east of Nouméa, Province Sud, New Caledonia, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 11:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Oct 11:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
5 Oct 12:01: Epicenter location corrected by 13.7 km (8.5 mi) towards SSE.
5 Oct 14:28: Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 5 Oct 2020 11:03:15 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.93°S / 169.65°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) S of Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) ESE of Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) E of Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) E of Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) E of Noumea (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) E of Païta (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) ESE of Fayaoué (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) E of La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.3°C (72 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmSoutheast Of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaEMSC
M 4.710 kmSoutheast of the Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 4.828 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaGFZ
M 4.811 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaBMKG
M 4.811 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaBMKG

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