A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (88 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 12:32:18 / 12:32 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 event, longitude 169.1449 East, latitude -22.0646 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 01:32:18 / December 7, 2018 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000it9b. Id of event: us2000it9b.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 142 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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