A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (67 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 21:37:37 / November 2, 2017 @ 9:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.9224° East, latitude -21.6645° South, depth = 7.71 km. Event id: us2000bhd1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhd1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.71 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:37:37 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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