A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 163 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (101 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.4547° East, -21.7181° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 04:20:28 / December 8, 2018 @ 4:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000itb4. Id of event: us2000itb4. The temblor was reported at 15:20:28 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 163 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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