Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 223 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, on Monday, 17 December 2018 at 15:52 (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 12 jours earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 223 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, on Monday, 17 December 2018 at 15:52 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 0 km depth

17 Dec 16:13 UTC: Premier à signaler: GeoAu après 21 minutes.
Dec 18 00:11: Magnitude recalculée de 5.1 à 4.8.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2018 15:52:17 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.83°S / 170.012°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Calédonie)
Volcan le plus près: Eastern Gemini Seamount (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
223 km E de Tadin (Maré) (pop: 7,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
266 km SSE de Isangel (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,440) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
302 km ESE de Wé (Lifou) (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
358 km E de Mont-Dore (pop: 24,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
368 km E de Dumbéa (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
371 km E de Nouméa (pop: 93,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
378 km E de Païta (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
182 km S de Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.8 kmSoutheast of Loyalty IslandsGeoAu
M 5.019 km- 214km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS
M 5.130 km SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 223 km east of Tadine, New Caledonia, on Monday, 17 December 2018 at 15:52 (GMT)
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