A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j34s. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j34s. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:24:23 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.7365° East, -21.6691° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 21:24:23 / January 11, 2019 @ 9:24 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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.
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