A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 210 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (130 miles). 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 42.61 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:19:06 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 17:19:06 / August 31, 2018 @ 5:19 pm. Unique identifier: us2000h63d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h63d. Exact location of earthquake, 170.0176° East, -22.2134° South, depth 42.61 km.
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 fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 210 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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