A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (127 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 169.8116° East, latitude -21.9461° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000hacb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hacb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 07:01:56 / August 30, 2018 @ 7:01 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:01:56 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 204 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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