A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 194 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (121 miles). Event id: us2000jc00. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jc00. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 16:31:36 / January 19, 2019 @ 4:31 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:31:36 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.5706° East, -22.3255° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 194 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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