A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.0347 East, latitude -21.8966 South, depth = 10.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.88 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000aztw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aztw. The temblor was picked up at 22:27:30 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 11:27:30 / November 1, 2017 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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