A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 86 km ESE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (53 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.73 km (46 miles). Unique identifier: us10006dl6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006dl6. Exact location of event, longitude 172.869 East, latitude -22.5855 South, depth = 73.73 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:13:20 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 13:13:20 / August 13, 2016 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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