A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 198 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (123 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 04:54:25 / December 5, 2018 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:54:25 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.6707° East, -22.2063° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i2il. Unique identifier: us1000i2il. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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