A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 179 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (111 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:04:08 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 169.5308° East, latitude -22.058° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3c9. Id of event: us1000h3c9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 02:04:08 / September 21, 2018 @ 2:04 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 179 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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