A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km NNE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (127 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 00:06:26 / May 25, 2020 @ 12:06 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:06:26 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 172.5224° East, latitude -20.5931° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009prs. Unique identifier: us70009prs. The earthquake was roughly 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).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 205 km NNE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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