A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 254 km ESE of Vao, New Caledonia (158 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:01:59 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 18:01:59 / June 2, 2020 @ 6:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a8pd. Id of event: us6000a8pd. Exact location of event, longitude 169.8984 East, latitude -23.2311 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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