A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 195 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (121 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 07:12:02 / October 5, 2020 @ 7:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5m0. Id of event: us6000c5m0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.744 East, latitude -21.8618 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:12:02 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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