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