Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 541 km east of Nouméa, Province Sud, New Caledonia, on Sunday, 22 November 2020 at 21:46 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 22 Nov 2020 21:46:23 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.8064°S / 171.6827°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Hunter Island (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
416 km (258 mi) ESE of Tadine (Maré, Loyalty Islands) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (274 mi) SE of Isangel (Tafea, Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) ESE of Wé (Lifou, Loyalty Islands) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
541 km (336 mi) E of Noumea (South Province) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||Southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia||USGS|
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