A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 203 km WSW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (126 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:30:11 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.1925 East, latitude -23.0376 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 05:30:11 / June 14, 2017 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009maz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009maz.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 203 km WSW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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