A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (173 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.415° East, -22.3982° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:52:04 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000djfn. Event ids that are associated: us6000djfn. Global time and date of event 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 22:52:04 / February 14, 2021 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 278 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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