A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (106 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4sq. Id of event: us1000d4sq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 00:30:24 / March 7, 2018 @ 12:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, 170.3824° East, -22.4561° South, depth 10 km. 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 temblor was reported at 11:30:24 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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