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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 1:38 am (GMT +11) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 1:38 am (GMT +11) Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 1:38 am (GMT +11)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Nov 15:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 24, 2021 14:38:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 1:38 am (GMT +11)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude22.8994°S / 172.0621°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia)
Antipode22.899°N / 7.938°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoHunter Island (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities472 km (293 mi) SE of Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.810 kmNew Caledonia: Southeast of the Loyalty IslandsUSGS
4.753 kmNew Caledonia: Southeast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu
5.010 kmNew Caledonia: Southeast of Loyalty IslandsGFZ
4.810 kmNew Caledonia: Southeast of Loyalty IslandsRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mont-Dore (563.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

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