A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km E of Vao, New Caledonia (72 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.47 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10.47 km, 168.614° East, -22.6523° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 10:36:37 / June 17, 2017 @ 10:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009p2x. Unique identifier: us20009p2x. The temblor was detected at 21:36:37 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km E of Vao, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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