Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 351 km E of Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, lunes, 05 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 351 km E of Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, lunes, 05 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Oct 07:30 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 18 minutos.
5 Oct 08:51: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 40.0 km (de 6.2 a 25 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.8 km (4.9 mi) al SSE.
5 Oct 13:00: Profundidad recalculada de 40.0 a 10.0 km (de 25 a 6.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.6 km (4.7 mi) al NE.
Fecha & hora: 5 Oct 2020 07:12:01 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 21,87°S / 169,83°E (Nueva Caledonia)
Volcán mas cercano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
204 km al E de Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490)
286 km al ESE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400)
339 km al E de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700)
349 km al E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300)
351 km al E de Numea (pop: 93,100)
359 km al E de Païta (pop: 12,600)
414 km al E de La Foa (pop: 2,950)
522 km al E de Koné (pop: 4,570)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.6°C (73 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.210 kmSoutheast Of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaEMSC
M 5.210 km195 Km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 5.210 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaGFZ
M 5.026 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaBMKG
M 5.026 kmSoutheast of Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaBMKG

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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: 351 km east de Numea, South Province, Nueva Caledonia Mon, 5 Oct 07h12

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 05 oct 2020 11:03 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 351 km E of Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, lunes, 05 oct. 2020

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