A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 255 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (158 miles). Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 02:17:21 / July 9, 2020 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:17:21 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000aphw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aphw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.2166 East, latitude -22.2908 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 255 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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