A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location of earthquake, 168.8002° East, -21.7847° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:33:46 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000azrh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000azrh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 09:33:46 / November 1, 2017 @ 9:33 am.
Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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