A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 168 km ESE of Vao, New Caledonia (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700033hu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700033hu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.69 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 168.9821° East, -23.2902° South, depth 22.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:57:56 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/04/19 / 2019-04-10 05:57:56 / April 10, 2019 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 168 km ESE of Vao, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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