A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 63 km SSW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 04:32:25 / December 7, 2017 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:32:25 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.8561° East, -22.9485° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000c1fn. Event ids that are associated: us2000c1fn.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen 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.
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