A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 191 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (119 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:34:19 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.97 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 23:34:19 / September 9, 2018 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 170.186 East, latitude -22.4495 South, depth = 30.97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbmp. Id of event: us2000hbmp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 191 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.