A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 164 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (102 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.4695° East, -21.5747° South. Global time and date of event 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 14:56:49 / May 19, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:49 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003n96. Event ids that are associated: pt19139002, at00prrauo, us70003n96.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 164 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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