A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 166 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (103 miles) on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:02:08 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 22:02:08 / December 5, 2018 @ 10:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000istv. Event ids that are associated: us2000istv. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 169.3548° East, latitude -22.1646° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 166 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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