Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 250 km east of Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, on Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 17:32 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 164 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, 5 December 2018 04:18 GMT, which had occurred 1 jour 13 heures earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 250 km east of Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, on Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 17:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Dec 18:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 28 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2018 17:32:40 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.92°S / 168.78°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Nearby towns and cities:
179 km SSE de Tadin (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
239 km ESE de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
250 km ESE de Nouméa (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
253 km ESE de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
264 km ESE de Païta (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
272 km SE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
332 km ESE de La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
370 km ESE de Bourail (pop: 4,830) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
379 km S de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
419 km ESE de Poindimié (pop: 4,890) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.010 km NEW CALEDONIAEMSC
M 5.010 km- New CaledoniaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 250 km east of Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, 6 December 2018 17:32 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 250 km east of Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, on Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 17:32 (GMT)
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