A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (88 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:15 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2039 East, latitude -21.9142 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000azmn. Event ids that are associated: us1000azmn. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 05:14:15 / November 1, 2017 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 142 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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