A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (52 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 14:19:03 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.75 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 03:19:03 / May 21, 2017 @ 3:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.2522° East, latitude -22.5393° South, depth = 67.75 km. Event id: us10008vh4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vh4.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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