A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 209 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (130 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70005h46. Event ids that are associated: us70005h46. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 03:06:17 / September 8, 2019 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:06:17 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 169.8386° East, latitude -22.0397° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 209 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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