Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 347 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on 2018-12-06 18:07:30 UTC

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 14 heures earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 347 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on 2018-12-06 18:07:30 UTC

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Dec 19:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 53 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2018 18:07:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-06 18:07:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.6576°S / 169.7997°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Matthew Island (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
233 km ESE de Tadin (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
326 km SE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
335 km E de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
347 km E de Nouméa (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
348 km E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
351 km S de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
359 km E de Païta (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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- southeast of the Loyalty IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 347 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, 2018-12-06 18:07:30 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 347 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on 2018-12-06 18:07:30 UTC
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