A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (86 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:53:19 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.2153° East, -21.4294° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 11:53:19 / March 15, 2018 @ 11:53 am. Id of earthquake: us1000d7wl. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7wl.
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 five and in the last 365 days three hundred and 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 138 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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