A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 136 km E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (85 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 173.372° East, -22.5407° South. The temblor was reported at 08:27:48 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 20:27:48 / March 14, 2020 @ 8:27 pm. Id of earthquake: us60008frj. Event ids that are associated: us60008frj.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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