A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (75 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000cr35. Event ids that are associated: us6000cr35. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 23:16:37 / November 20, 2020 @ 11:16 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:16:37 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 169.0388 East, latitude -21.4281 South, depth = 10 km. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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