A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 35 km S of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (22 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000h8r1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h8r1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 17:52:29 / August 27, 2018 @ 5:52 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:52:29 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 172.006° East, -22.7221° South, depth 64.64 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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