A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 180 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (112 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:41:29 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 04:41:29 / December 5, 2018 @ 4:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i2hr. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2hr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.5381 East, latitude -22.0756 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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