A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 141 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (88 miles). Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 17:27:26 / December 5, 2018 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i2y3. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2y3. The temblor was detected at 04:27:26 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.1774° East, -21.9713° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 141 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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