Latest earthquakes near Nouméa, South Province today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nouméa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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
Dec 13, 2023 03:52
(Noumea)
M 4.1 275 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 9, 2023 06:03
(Noumea)
M 5.2 321 km NE
from Nouméa
Dec 9, 2023 03:51
(Noumea)
M 4.6 284 km ENE
from Nouméa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nouméa

Nouméa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
60 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Apr 27, 2024 04:13

Average

A total of 600 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Nouméa, South Province 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 Nouméa roughly every 6 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nouméa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Nouméa 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 Nouméa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 474 79.0%
Mag. 5 119 19.83%
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 Nouméa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Nov 20, 2017 09:43.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Jan 14, 2011 03:16.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Nouméa 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 Nouméa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7 earthquake struck on Jan 14, 2011 03:16, 278 kilometers (173 mi) east-northeast of Nouméa. It is the strongest earthquake near Nouméa in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Nouméa, South Province 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 Nouméa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Nouméa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 20, 2017 02:09
(Noumea)
M 6.6 238 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 1, 2017 13:23
(Noumea)
M 6.6 258 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
Oct 31, 2017 13:20
(Noumea)
M 5.9 272 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 1, 2017 16:09
(Noumea)
M 5.9 266 km ENE
from Nouméa
Nov 20, 2017 03:08
(Noumea)
M 5.9 251 km ENE
from Nouméa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Nouméa

Nearest earthquakes from Nouméa

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Nouméa, South Province. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Nouméa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 7, 2018 11:09
(Noumea)
M 4.6 110 km SSW
from Nouméa
Jul 15, 2014 05:22
(Noumea)
M 4.8 141 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 5, 2018 17:26
(Noumea)
M 4.5 145 km ESE
from Nouméa
Mar 18, 2023 10:43
(Noumea)
M 4.6 150 km ESE
from Nouméa
Nov 19, 2017 21:02
(Noumea)
M 5.0 151 km E
from Nouméa
Nov 19, 2017 22:00
(Noumea)
M 4.3 170 km ENE
from Nouméa
Dec 1, 2017 21:23
(Noumea)
M 4.3 171 km ESE
from Nouméa
Feb 9, 2018 03:26
(Noumea)
M 4.9 174 km N
from Nouméa
Dec 5, 2018 20:16
(Noumea)
M 4.2 186 km ENE
from Nouméa
Feb 11, 2021 12:24
(Noumea)
M 5.0 195 km NNE
from Nouméa

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Nouméa

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Nouméa, South Province?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Nouméa on the night of April 27, 2024 at 04:13 local time (Pacific/Noumea). The center of this earthquake was located 299km east-northeast of Nouméa at a depth of 10km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nouméa, South Province in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nouméa, South Province?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near Nouméa on the night of January 14, 2011 at 03:16 local time (Pacific/Noumea). The center of this earthquake was located 278km north-east of Nouméa at a depth of 9km under water in the Coral Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nouméa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nouméa, South Province?

In the past 10 years, 600 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nouméa. This averages to 60 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.