A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 213 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (132 miles). Exact location, longitude 169.8268° East, latitude -22.2095° South, depth = 17.96 km. The temblor was reported at 07:50:58 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h51g. Unique identifier: us2000h51g. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 20:50:58 / August 29, 2018 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.96 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 213 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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