A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 101 km SW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (63 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 16:28:37 / March 9, 2020 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008f4t. Unique identifier: us60008f4t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 171.2414 East, latitude -22.9196 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:37 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. 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: 101 km SW of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia.
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