A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 182 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (113 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.05 km (62 miles). Event id: us2000803t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000803t. Exact location of earthquake, 170.4686° East, -21.6727° South, depth 99.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 04:34:03 / December 12, 2016 @ 4:34 am. The temblor was reported at 15:34:03 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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