Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 20:01 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake Southeast of Loyalty Islands 5 December 04:18 UTC, which had occurred 16 heures earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 20:01 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Dec 20:22 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 21 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2018 08:01:24 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.74°S / 169.52°E (Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Eastern Gemini Seamount (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km E de Tadine (Maré) (pop: 7,490)
246 km S de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440)
251 km SE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400)
310 km E de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700)
320 km E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300)
322 km E de Nouméa (pop: 93,100)
382 km E de La Foa (pop: 2,950)
463 km SE de Port-Vila (Port Vila, Vanuatu) (pop: 35,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.010 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGFZ
M 5.030 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.010 km- 139km ESE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Southeast of Loyalty Islands 5 December 20:01 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 20:01 (GMT)
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