A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes New Caledonia (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.7793° East, -22.9198° South. The temblor was reported at 17:32:40 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 17:32:40 / December 6, 2018 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000i3lz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i3lz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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