A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 104 km E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.47 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008m2p. Unique identifier: us20008m2p. The temblor was picked up at 04:17:20 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 16:17:20 / February 24, 2017 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 173.0529 East, latitude -22.5509 South, depth = 53.47 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 104 km E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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