A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 109 kilometers (68 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.9255° East, -21.7145° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000azi3. Id of event: us1000azi3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 00:09:30 / November 1, 2017 @ 12:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:09:30 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Epicenter of the earthquake was 109 km (68 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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