A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 161 km NNE of Fayaoue, New Caledonia (100 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 167.3087 East, latitude -19.3931 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:48:36 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 18:48:36 / April 10, 2017 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ga9. Unique identifier: us10008ga9.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 161 km NNE of Fayaoue, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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