A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (34 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 23:08:40 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.51 km (65 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 12:08:40 / October 26, 2019 @ 12:08 pm. Event id: us6000638u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000638u. Exact location of event, longitude 171.5211 East, latitude -22.3738 South, depth = 104.51 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 54 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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