A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 191 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (119 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 169.7049 East, latitude -21.8585 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 03:14:32 / October 16, 2018 @ 3:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hcnq. Unique identifier: us1000hcnq. The temblor was detected at 14:14:32 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 191 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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