A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km ENE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (80 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 12:08:12 / January 10, 2016 @ 12:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:08:12 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004euy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004euy. Exact location of event, longitude 173.1818 East, latitude -21.9139 South, depth = 67.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.91 km (42 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km ENE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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