A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 135 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (84 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600086su. Id of event: us600086su. Exact location of earthquake, 169.1091° East, -21.9786° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 06:43:42 / February 29, 2020 @ 6:43 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:43:42 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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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. 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: 135 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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