Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 204 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia



Earthquake location -21.8562S, 169.8323WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 204 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (127 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.28 km, 169.8323° East, -21.8562° South. Unique identifier: us20008udf. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008udf. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:50 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.28 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 13:31:50 / March 19, 2017 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Questions or comments?

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: 204 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 169.8323° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.8562° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 204km E of Tadine, New Caledonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-19 13:31:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-30 13:49:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.335 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 241 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008udf Id of event.
Event Code 20008udf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008udf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply