A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 121 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia (75 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkpz. Unique identifier: us6000dkpz. Exact location of earthquake, 168.5739° East, -20.6695° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 19:49:21 / February 18, 2021 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:49:21 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 121 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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