A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (109 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 13:27:55 / August 29, 2018 @ 1:27 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjea. Id of event: us1000gjea. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:27:55 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 170.3387° East, latitude -22.2791° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 176 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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