A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 km ENE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (38 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 20:23:21 / January 12, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:23:21 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 172.6255° East, -22.2658° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007t16. Unique identifier: us10007t16.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km ENE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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