A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 208 km NNE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (129 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:28:14 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 172.5835 East, latitude -20.5884 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007nju. Event ids that are associated: us70007nju. Global time and date of event 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 01:28:14 / February 12, 2020 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT.
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 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 208 km NNE of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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