A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 109 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 04:30:42 / August 15, 2020 @ 4:30 am. The temblor was detected at 04:30:42 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 168.7121° East, -20.9449° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bf2u. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf2u.
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 eighteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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