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Largest earthquakes in or near South Province, New Caledonia, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Apr 10, 2022 23:49 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 21 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 79 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, South Province has had 1 quake of magnitude 6.5, 21 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 79 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.4 | Coral Sea, 263 km NE of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.5 | Coral Sea, 69 km E of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (101 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sep 27, 2021 4:28 am (GMT +11) (Sep 26, 2021 17:28 GMT)
4.4

10 km
181 km (112 mi)Coral Sea, 263 km northeast of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia 1 reportMoreMap
2019-12-11 16:18:44 +11:00 (Dec 11, 2019 05:18 GMT)
4.7

29 km
194 km (121 mi)Coral Sea, 55 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Apr 28, 2019 21:06 GMT
4.6

380 km
317 km (197 mi)Coral Sea, 65 km north of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Dec 7, 2018 00:09 GMT
4.6

10 km
392 km (244 mi)Coral Sea, 110 km southwest of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Aug 31, 2018 04:26 GMT
5.3

10 km
175 km (109 mi)Coral Sea, 73 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia 1 reportMoreMap
Jul 8, 2018 01:08 GMT
5.3

10 km
162 km (101 mi)Coral Sea, 86 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
May 5, 2018 20:36 GMT
5.1

10 km
195 km (121 mi)Coral Sea, 54 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Mar 3, 2018 00:42 GMT
4.9

10 km
184 km (114 mi)Coral Sea, 64 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
2017-12-11 04:30:14 +11:00 (Dec 10, 2017 17:30 GMT)
5.3

10 km
205 km (127 mi)Coral Sea, 49 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Nov 23, 2017 15:45 GMT
5.1

12 km
188 km (117 mi)Coral Sea, 61 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia 1 reportMoreMap
Nov 21, 2017 16:00 GMT
4.8

10 km
168 km (104 mi)Coral Sea, 81 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Nov 20, 2017 02:20 GMT
4.7

10 km
176 km (109 mi)Coral Sea, 72 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia 1 reportMoreMap
2017-11-20 09:58:59 +11:00 (Nov 19, 2017 22:58 GMT)
5.1

10 km
185 km (115 mi)Coral Sea, 68 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia 1 reportMoreMap
Nov 19, 2017 15:09 GMT
6.5

10 km
180 km (112 mi)Coral Sea, 69 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia 12 reportsMoreMap
2017-11-19 22:36:14 +11:00 (Nov 19, 2017 11:36 GMT)
4.8

7.7 km
199 km (124 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 73 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia 1 reportMoreMap
2017-11-19 21:48:55 +11:00 (Nov 19, 2017 10:48 GMT)
4.7

25 km
194 km (121 mi)Coral Sea, 62 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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South Province Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in South Province?

The last earthquake in South Province occurred 34 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Coral Sea, 263 km northeast of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, on Monday, Sep 27, 2021 at 4:28 am (GMT +11).

How many quakes were there in South Province since 1900?

Since 1900, South Province, New Caledonia had 101 quakes up to magnitude 6.5.

What was the strongest quake in South Province since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in South Province since 1900 occurred 4 years ago: Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake - Coral Sea, 69 km east of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 15:09 GMT.

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