A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 119 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (74 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:25:25 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/12/17 / 2017-12-18 16:25:25 / December 18, 2017 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 168.9933 East, latitude -21.8367 South, depth = 9.84 km. Unique identifier: us2000c5mx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c5mx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.84 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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