A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (71 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkza. Id of event: us2000bkza. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.9834 East, latitude -21.7237 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:32:16 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 22:32:16 / October 31, 2017 @ 10:32 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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