A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (104 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:13:38 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i2nv. Unique identifier: us1000i2nv. Exact location, longitude 169.3869° East, latitude -22.1019° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 10:13:38 / December 5, 2018 @ 10:13 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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