A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 158 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (98 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:46 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 22:21:46 / March 6, 2018 @ 10:21 pm. Event id: us2000ddf7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddf7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.5126 East, latitude -22.396 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 158 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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