A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 205 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (127 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:29:28 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hdh0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdh0. Exact location of earthquake, 170.0577° East, -22.4274° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 23:29:28 / September 4, 2018 @ 11:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 205 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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