A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 138 km ESE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (86 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006vc4. Unique identifier: us20006vc4. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:11 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 173.2962° East, -22.8716° South, depth 61.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.82 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 13:49:11 / August 25, 2016 @ 1:49 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 138 km ESE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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