A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 108 km ENE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (67 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10006ecq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ecq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/16 / 2016-08-12 01:32:49 / August 12, 2016 @ 1:32 am. Exact location, longitude 173.0464° East, latitude -22.0983° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 13:32:49 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km ENE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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