A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 198 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (123 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.1214° East, -22.3866° South. Id of earthquake: us2000h9hy. Event ids that are associated: us2000h9hy. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 13:25:16 / August 29, 2018 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:16 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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