A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 181 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (112 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.58 km (46 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100087ay. Unique identifier: us100087ay. Exact location of earthquake, 169.617° East, -21.7718° South, depth 74.58 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:59:27 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 01:59:27 / February 26, 2017 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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