A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (99 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006u8f. Unique identifier: us20006u8f. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:21:30 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 20:21:30 / August 22, 2016 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.67 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 101.67 km, 170.7031° East, -21.6678° South.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 160 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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