A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 236 km WSW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (147 miles). Exact location, longitude 169.7886° East, latitude -22.8087° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60005lbz. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005lbz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 22:55:14 / September 12, 2019 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:55:14 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 236 km WSW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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