A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, New Caledonia (0 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, 166.0118° East, -23.1771° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000i3vb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i3vb. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 00:09:32 / December 7, 2018 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:32 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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