A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 197 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (122 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 169.5764 East, latitude -22.3831 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:53:07 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000i2je. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2je. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 05:53:07 / December 5, 2018 @ 5:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 197 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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