A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000bfc6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bfc6. Exact location, longitude 168.9103° East, latitude -21.789° South, depth = 15.54 km. Global time and date of event 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 02:04:08 / November 2, 2017 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:08 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.54 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 109 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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