A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 164 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (102 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 169.4617° East, -21.3862° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:19:13 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 18:19:13 / March 29, 2020 @ 6:19 pm. Event id: us70008ide. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ide.
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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 164 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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