A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (94 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2019 East, latitude -22.1523 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:01:28 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000i2l0. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2l0. Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 08:01:28 / December 5, 2018 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 151 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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