A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (71 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.8629° East, -22.0272° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008pr9. Event ids that are associated: us10008pr9. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:59 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 05:14:59 / April 30, 2017 @ 5:14 am.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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