A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 185 km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia (115 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 07:45:39 / December 5, 2018 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 169.3376° East, -22.5384° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:39 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us1000i2kq. Unique identifier: us1000i2kq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 185 km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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