A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia (78 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:22 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). 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 of earthquake, longitude 169.0719 East, latitude -21.2949 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 19:28:22 / June 23, 2020 @ 7:28 pm. Event id: us7000af1z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000af1z.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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.
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