A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 110 kilometers (68 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location of earthquake, 168.9185° East, -21.7928° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 05:09:00 / November 1, 2017 @ 5:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:09:00 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000azme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000azme.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 110 km (69 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 110 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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