A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 km WSW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (37 miles). 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 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 05:10:32 / December 7, 2017 @ 5:10 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:10:32 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000c1g2. Event ids that are associated: us2000c1g2. Exact location of event, longitude 171.5491 East, latitude -22.6859 South, depth = 35 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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