A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (119 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 169.6677° East, -22.0502° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 06:43:04 / December 5, 2018 @ 6:43 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18339002, at00pj93zz, us1000i2k0. Id of event: us1000i2k0. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:43:04 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 192 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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