A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 195 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (121 miles). Unique identifier: us70003n4z. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19139000, at00prq977, us70003n4z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.7686 East, latitude -21.6763 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 01:23:27 / May 19, 2019 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 6.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:27 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 195 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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