A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 101 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (63 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.8648° East, latitude -21.5442° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000azls. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000azls. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 04:19:19 / November 1, 2017 @ 4:19 am. The temblor was detected at 15:19:19 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 101 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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