A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 178 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (111 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 07:33:19 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9i6. Unique identifier: us2000h9i6. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 20:33:19 / August 29, 2018 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.4301 East, latitude -22.2619 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 178 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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