A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 195 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (121 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 06:48:22 / March 15, 2018 @ 6:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 133.62 km (83 miles). Event id: us1000d4lp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4lp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.3777 East, latitude -21.5707 South, depth = 133.62 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:48:22 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 195 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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