A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 177 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (110 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 169.4187° East, -22.2726° South, depth 7.81 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 16:43:56 / March 4, 2019 @ 4:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jeve. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jeve. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.81 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:56 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 177 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.