Latest earthquakes near New Caledonia today

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List of latest earthquakes near New Caledonia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 11, 2024 13:56
(Noumea)
M 5.1 315 km NE
from Nouméa
Jun 11, 2024 13:51
(Noumea)
M 5.2 332 km NE
from Nouméa
May 16, 2024 08:51
(Noumea)
M 4.2 255 km ENE
from Nouméa
Apr 27, 2024 04:13
(Noumea)
M 4.5 299 km ENE
from Nouméa
Apr 7, 2024 13:38
(Noumea)
M 5.1 389 km E
from Nouméa
Mar 21, 2024 02:18
(Noumea)
M 4.6 251 km NE
from Nouméa
Mar 19, 2024 14:01
(Noumea)
M 4.6 259 km ENE
from Nouméa
Feb 5, 2024 18:26
(Noumea)
M 5.3 397 km ESE
from Nouméa
Jan 22, 2024 09:28
(Noumea)
M 4.6 294 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 29, 2023 06:45
(Noumea)
M 4.6 251 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 25, 2023 10:50
(Noumea)
M 4.4 294 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 25, 2023 04:32
(Noumea)
M 5.0 315 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 24, 2023 13:00
(Noumea)
M 5.8 338 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 24, 2023 12:59
(Noumea)
M 5.9 326 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 24, 2023 11:10
(Noumea)
M 4.3 246 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 24, 2023 07:43
(Noumea)
M 5.2 333 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 23, 2023 09:19
(Noumea)
M 4.4 258 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 23, 2023 00:38
(Noumea)
M 4.5 254 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 22, 2023 22:58
(Noumea)
M 4.3 259 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 22, 2023 08:38
(Noumea)
M 4.4 257 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 19, 2023 22:53
(Noumea)
M 5.1 352 km E
from Nouméa
Dec 17, 2023 18:59
(Noumea)
M 4.4 266 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 17, 2023 18:37
(Noumea)
M 5.6 293 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 16, 2023 03:43
(Noumea)
M 4.5 296 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 13, 2023 14:04
(Noumea)
M 5.1 360 km ENE
from Nouméa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near New Caledonia

Recent New Caledonia Earthquake News

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New Caledonia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
60 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.1
Jun 11, 2024 13:56

Average

A total of 601 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of New Caledonia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 60 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near New Caledonia roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near New Caledonia in 2017. A total of 354 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of New Caledonia that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of New Caledonia with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of New Caledonia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near New Caledonia during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near New Caledonia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 475 79.03%
Mag. 5 119 19.8%
Mag. 6 6 1.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.17%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near New Caledonia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Nov 20, 2017 09:43.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Nov 20, 2017 09:43.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near New Caledonia occurred on Nov 20, 2017 09:43 local time (Pacific/Noumea timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 253 kilometers (157 mi) east-northeast of Nouméa, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near New Caledonia in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near New Caledonia in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from New Caledonia.

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List of strongest earthquakes near New Caledonia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 20, 2017 09:43
(Noumea)
M 7.0 253 km ENE
from Nouméa
Oct 31, 2017 11:42
(Noumea)
M 6.7 286 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 1, 2017 13:23
(Noumea)
M 6.6 258 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 20, 2017 02:09
(Noumea)
M 6.6 238 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 19, 2017 20:25
(Noumea)
M 6.3 240 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 1, 2017 11:09
(Noumea)
M 6.1 263 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 20, 2017 11:09
(Noumea)
M 6.0 259 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 20, 2017 03:08
(Noumea)
M 5.9 251 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 5, 2018 15:30
(Noumea)
M 5.9 282 km E
from Nouméa
Nov 16, 2017 18:02
(Noumea)
M 5.9 228 km ENE
from Nouméa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near New Caledonia

Earthquakes by region of New Caledonia

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near New Caledonia.

When was the last earthquake in New Caledonia?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near New Caledonia on the afternoon of June 11, 2024 at 13:56 local time (Pacific/Noumea). The center of this earthquake was located 315km north-east of Nouméa at a depth of 10km under water in the Coral Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near New Caledonia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near New Caledonia?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near New Caledonia on the morning of November 20, 2017 at 09:43 local time (Pacific/Noumea). The center of this earthquake was located 253km east-northeast of Nouméa at a depth of 10km under water in the Coral Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near New Caledonia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near New Caledonia?

In the past 10 years, 601 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from New Caledonia. This averages to 60 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.