A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 208 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (129 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us2000hdgy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdgy. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.7075° East, -22.3603° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:05:36 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 22:05:36 / September 4, 2018 @ 10:05 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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