- South Pacific Ocean, 271 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 12:51 (GMT)

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.
 - South Pacific Ocean, 271 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 12:51 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.1 at 0 km depth

13 Dec 13:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: GeoAu après 9 minutes.
Profondeur recalculée de 15.0 à 0.0 km.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2018 12:51:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.839°S / 169.036°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Eastern Gemini Seamount (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km ESE de Tadin (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
210 km ESE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
259 km E de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
268 km E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
271 km E de Nouméa (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
278 km E de Païta (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
332 km E de La Foa (pop: 2,950) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
367 km E de Bourail (pop: 4,830) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
396 km ESE de Poindimié (pop: 4,890) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
440 km ESE de Koné (pop: 4,570) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
262 km S de Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
291 km E de Île Ronde Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.1 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu
M 5.210 kmLoyalty IslandsGFZ
M 5.340 km LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.321 km- 115km ESE of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 21 Jan 2019 00:35 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Dec 2018 06:04 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Dec 2018 08:29 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 14 Dec 2018 21:53 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

- South Pacific Ocean, 271 km east of Noumea, New Caledonia, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 12:51 (GMT)
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