A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 294 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (183 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:21:09 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhs7. Id of event: us7000bhs7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.5706° East, -22.428° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 17:21:09 / August 31, 2020 @ 5:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 294 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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