Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 531 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 22:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 531 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 22:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Dec 22:44 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 12 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Dec 2018 22:32:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.19°S / 171.45°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Eastern Gemini Seamount (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
291 km SE de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
372 km E de Tadin (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
435 km E de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
506 km SE de Port-Vila (Port Vila, Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
531 km ENE de Nouméa (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
290 km SE de Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
202 km ESE de Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
505 km SE de Efate Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 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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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.210 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGFZ
M 5.210 km- 139km NNW of Ile Hunter, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 5.119 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu
M 5.220 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 531 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, 2 December 2018 22:32 GMT

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 28 Dec 2018 14:36 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 531 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 22:32 (GMT)
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