Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 262 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on 2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 164 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, 5 December 2018 04:18 GMT, which had occurred 8 jours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 262 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on 2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Dec 03:12 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 39 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2018 02:33:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.1077°S / 168.9902°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Eastern Gemini Seamount (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km ESE de Tadin (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
222 km SE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
250 km E de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
261 km E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
262 km E de Nouméa (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
271 km E de Païta (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
287 km S de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
329 km E de La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
366 km E de Bourail (pop: 4,830) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
400 km ESE de Poindimié (pop: 4,890) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
229 km SSO de Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> 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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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.010 km- 130km ESE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 5.010 km NEW CALEDONIAEMSC

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 262 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, 2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 15 Jan 2019 05:53 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 262 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on 2018-12-13 13:33:04 +11:00
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