A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (79 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us1000i2ww. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2ww. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 16:37:51 / December 5, 2018 @ 4:37 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:37:51 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 169.089° East, latitude -21.8011° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 127 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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