A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 196 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (122 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:02:49 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000haz0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000haz0. Exact location, longitude 170.1536° East, latitude -22.2209° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 10:02:49 / September 8, 2018 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 196 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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