A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (37 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.4845° East, -22.2766° South, depth 107.52 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mta. Unique identifier: us20009mta. The temblor was reported at 05:29:28 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 18:29:28 / June 15, 2017 @ 6:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.52 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 59 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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