A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 162 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia (101 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 00:32:29 / July 19, 2018 @ 12:32 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:32:29 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gcu0. Id of event: us2000gcu0. Exact location of event, longitude 169.4115 East, latitude -21.238 South, depth = 10 km. 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 162 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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