A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 209 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (130 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hc3t. Id of event: us2000hc3t. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:41:24 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 20:41:24 / September 10, 2018 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.8306° East, -22.0765° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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