A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 155 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (96 miles). Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 04:14:36 / December 5, 2018 @ 4:14 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i2gr. Unique identifier: us1000i2gr. The temblor was detected at 15:14:36 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.3156° East, -21.9814° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 155 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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