A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 111 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (69 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bffh. Id of event: us2000bffh. Exact location of event, longitude 168.9235 East, latitude -21.8243 South, depth = 10.85 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:48:34 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 06:48:34 / November 2, 2017 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.85 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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