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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 111 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia



Earthquake location -21.8243S, 168.9235WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 168.9235° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.8243° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 111km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-02 06:48:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-02 07:24:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.898 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bffh Id of event.
Event Code 2000bffh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bffh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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