A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 16:31:08 / February 15, 2018 @ 4:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000d70h. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d70h. Exact location of earthquake, 168.7573° East, -21.5593° South, depth 13.4 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:31:08 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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