A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 150 km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:35:05 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 169.0937° East, latitude -22.3127° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000i2wi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i2wi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 16:35:05 / December 5, 2018 @ 4:35 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 150 km SE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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