A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (94 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 169.34 East, latitude -21.7181 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hfa3. Id of event: us1000hfa3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 16:02:07 / October 21, 2018 @ 4:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:02:07 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 151 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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