A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 219 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (136 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:38:42 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1iq. Unique identifier: us7000d1iq. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.96° East, -21.9504° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 01:38:42 / January 20, 2021 @ 1:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 219 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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