A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 230 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (143 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:38:08 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.0658 East, latitude -21.9327 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:38:08 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj59. Id of event: us6000dj59.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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