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

Updated May 19, 2022 02:24 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 14 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Dumbéa has had 4 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 14 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 4.5 | Coral Sea, 21 km NE of Poindimié, North Province, New Caledonia -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.6 | 57 km SE of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (18 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jun 29, 2021 13:29 GMT
4.5

14 km
455 km (283 mi)Coral Sea, 21 km northeast of Poindimié, North Province, New Caledonia 17 reportsMoreMap
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
Jul 14, 2014 18:22 GMT
4.8

10 km
278 km (173 mi)Coral Sea, 32 km southwest of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Sep 18, 2012 10:15 GMT
4.9

68 km
Coral Sea, 17 km southeast of , Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Jan 22, 2011 22:52 GMT
4.0

10 km
49 km east of , Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Jan 17, 2009 17:16 GMT
4.5

10 km
87 km east of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Oct 29, 2008 23:13 GMT
4.7

10 km
44 km north of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Oct 29, 2008 17:21 GMT
4.6

10 km
25 km northeast of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Oct 29, 2008 17:17 GMT
4.3

10 km
Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
Sep 13, 2008 07:32 GMT
5.1

35 km
36 km north of Tadine, Maré, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia MoreMap
May 27, 2006 22:33 GMT
4.4

35 km
160 km north of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Feb 19, 1999 02:43 GMT
4.2

33 km
37 km southeast of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Feb 24, 1991 09:36 GMT
5.2

33 km
50 km southeast of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Dec 3, 1990 05:48 GMT
5.6

12 km
57 km southeast of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Nov 8, 1984 06:14 GMT
4.1

33 km
101 km north of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia MoreMap
Apr 12, 1984 14:49 GMT
4.9

33 km
82 km east of Île Hienghéne Island, New Caledonia MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.6 x 1013 joules (12.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10923 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Dumbéa Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Dumbéa?

The last earthquake in Dumbéa occurred 48 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Coral Sea, 21 km northeast of Poindimié, North Province, New Caledonia, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 13:29 GMT.

How many quakes were there in Dumbéa since 1900?

Since 1900, Dumbéa, South Province, New Caledonia had 18 quakes up to magnitude 5.6.

What was the strongest quake in Dumbéa since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Dumbéa since 1900 occurred 32 years ago: Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - 57 km southeast of Noumea, Nouméa, South Province, New Caledonia, on Monday, December 3, 1990 at 05:48 GMT.

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