A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 192 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (119 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:32:19 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000i32q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i32q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 21:32:19 / December 5, 2018 @ 9:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 169.7314° East, -21.769° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 192 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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