A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 266 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (165 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 15:27:19 / February 11, 2021 @ 3:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:27:19 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dj77. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj77. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.3377 East, latitude -22.2733 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 266 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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