A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 175 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.3705 East, latitude -22.3231 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 23:45:35 / December 5, 2018 @ 11:45 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:45:35 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i35c. Unique identifier: us1000i35c.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 175 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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