A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (162 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ajeu. Event ids that are associated: us7000ajeu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 11:02:18 / July 7, 2020 @ 11:02 am. The temblor was reported at 11:02:18 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 170.2675 East, latitude -22.3261 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 261 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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