A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 191 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (119 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.2475° East, -21.989° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:05:29 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005xla. Id of event: us70005xla. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 09:05:29 / October 23, 2019 @ 9:05 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 191 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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