A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 108 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (67 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 23:59:47 / October 31, 2017 @ 11:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000azhz. Event ids that are associated: us1000azhz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:47 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 168.9225 East, latitude -21.703 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 108 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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