A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 02:11:06 / November 1, 2017 @ 2:11 am. Unique identifier: us1000azjl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000azjl. Exact location, longitude 168.9174° East, latitude -21.7828° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:11:06 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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