Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 259 km ENE of Numea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, jueves, 06 dic. 2018

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 7.4 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Sur, 164 km al este de Tadine, Nueva Caledonia Wed, 5 Dec 2018 04:18 que había ocurrido 1 dia 2 horas antes.
Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 259 km ENE of Numea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, jueves, 06 dic. 2018

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Dec 06:17 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 10 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 6 Dec 2018 06:07:31 UTC
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 21.67°S / 168.87°E (Océano Pacífico Sur, Nueva Caledonia)
Volcán mas cercano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km al E de Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
186 km al ESE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
247 km al ENE de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
255 km al ENE de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
259 km al ENE de Numea (pop: 93,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
264 km al E de Païta (pop: 12,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
314 km al E de La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
349 km al E de Bourail (pop: 4,830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
376 km al ESE de Poindimié (pop: 4,890) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
441 km al S de Port Vila (Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
246 km al S de Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
278 km al ENE de Île Ronde Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
191 km al SSO de Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.110 kmLoyalty IslandsGFZ
M 5.330 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.310 km- Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 5.410 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Amed, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Sur, 259 km al este de Numea, Nueva Caledonia Thu, 6 Dec 2018 06:07

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 11 Jan 2019 21:24 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Dec 2018 08:29 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 06 Dec 2018 06:18 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 259 km ENE of Numea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, jueves, 06 dic. 2018
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