A earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was reported 190 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (118 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00pgo1b1. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18289050, at00pgo1b1. The temblor was reported at 11:28:06 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 169.7° East, latitude -21.8° South, depth = 33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 00:28:06 / October 16, 2018 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 190 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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