A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 122 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (76 miles). Global time and date of event 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 04:49:44 / October 23, 2019 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:49:44 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.0101° East, -21.8868° South, depth 31.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005xj5. Unique identifier: us70005xj5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.05 km (19 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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