A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 198 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (123 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 169.7943 East, latitude -21.4022 South, depth = 91.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.9 km (57 miles). Global time and date of event 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 04:12:16 / May 21, 2017 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vha. Id of event: us10008vha. The temblor was reported at 15:12:16 / 3:12 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 198 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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