Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 437 km east of Nouméa, Province Sud, New Caledonia, on Monday, 16 Nov 2020 11:36 pm (GMT +11) -
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 152 km depth
16 Nov 13:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 12:36:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 2020 11:36 pm (GMT +11)
Depth: 152.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.36°S / 170.56°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
242 km (150 mi) SE of Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) E of Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 mi) E of Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) ENE of Noumea (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SSE of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|M 4.7||152 km||SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS, New Caledonia||EMSC|
|M 4.7||152 km||241 Km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu, New Caledonia||USGS|
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