A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 85 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 09:52:20 / June 7, 2017 @ 9:52 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009l31. Unique identifier: us20009l31. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.83 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.228° East, -22.4948° South, depth 61.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:52:20 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seventeen 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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