A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 201 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (125 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 01:15:23 / October 7, 2018 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.6917 East, latitude -22.2412 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:15:23 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hb3b. Event ids that are associated: us1000hb3b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 201 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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