A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 118 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:09:26 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 81.83 km (51 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 22:09:26 / October 20, 2019 @ 10:09 pm. Event id: us600064cz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064cz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.0403 East, latitude -21.8863 South, depth = 81.83 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 118 km WNW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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