A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:27:28 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 168.5779° East, -21.2668° South, depth 16.98 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.98 km (11 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 00:27:28 / May 18, 2018 @ 12:27 am. Event id: us1000e7pv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e7pv.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 78 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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