A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 153 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia (95 miles). Event id: us1000jawk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jawk. Exact location of earthquake, 169.2057° East, -20.9356° South, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:11:32 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 20:11:32 / February 23, 2019 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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