A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 147 km SE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (91 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 06:34:41 / October 22, 2016 @ 6:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:34:41 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100072km. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072km. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 173.1644° East, -23.2467° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 147 km SE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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