A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (48 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:31:32 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 21:31:32 / September 20, 2016 @ 9:31 pm. Exact location, longitude 172.6324° East, latitude -22.8437° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006r83. Id of event: us10006r83.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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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