A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 148 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (92 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 08:09:31 / December 5, 2018 @ 8:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2545 East, latitude -21.9388 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:09:31 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i2lc. Id of event: us1000i2lc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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