A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 152 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (94 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 04:53:48 / November 1, 2017 @ 4:53 am. Event id: us1000azm4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000azm4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:53:48 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.351 East, latitude -21.7046 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 152 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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