A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:35:19 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d25u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d25u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 14:35:19 / February 28, 2018 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 168.7042 East, latitude -21.4695 South, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine. Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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