A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (55 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 21:54:06 / March 8, 2020 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:06 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008edf. Unique identifier: us60008edf. Exact location of event, longitude 171.1984 East, latitude -22.4831 South, depth = 35 km. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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