A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (160 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ane5. Unique identifier: us7000ane5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:42:32 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 16:42:32 / July 7, 2020 @ 4:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 170.2068 East, latitude -22.3751 South, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 257 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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