A earthquake with magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 178 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (111 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 169.6 East, latitude -21.7 South, depth = 14 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt19139000, at00prq977. Unique identifier: at00prq977. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 01:23:31 / May 19, 2019 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:23:31 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 178 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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