A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Wé in New Caledonia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 01:24:08 / February 11, 2021 @ 1:24 am. Exact location, longitude 167.3186° East, latitude -20.7228° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:24:08 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). 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: us6000dghv. Id of event: us6000dghv.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wé (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Wé (c. 10 400 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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