A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 207 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (129 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:39:54 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.8518° East, -21.8892° South. Event id: us60009eny. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009eny. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 05:39:54 / April 23, 2020 @ 5:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 207 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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