A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 169 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (105 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 169.4208 East, latitude -22.0923 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:32 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000i2lf. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i2lf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 08:20:32 / December 5, 2018 @ 8:20 am.
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 twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 169 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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