A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (84 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 20:01:27 / December 5, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i315. Id of event: us1000i315. Exact location of event, longitude 169.1029 East, latitude -22.0092 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:01:27 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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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