A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 191 km ESE of Vao, New Caledonia (119 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us20005ikf. Event ids that are associated: us20005ikf. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:28:58 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.2865° East, -23.1133° South, depth 10 km. 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 00:28:58 / April 10, 2016 @ 12:28 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 191 km ESE of Vao, New Caledonia.
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