A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia (75 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us70009qcq. Event ids that are associated: us70009qcq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 170.8771° East, latitude -22.5408° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 03:46:59 / May 26, 2020 @ 3:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:46:59 / 2:46 pm (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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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