A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km S of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (27 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 172.0568° East, latitude -22.7889° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20009myf. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009myf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:38:34 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 23:38:34 / June 10, 2017 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km S of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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