A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 123 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.0581° East, -21.7234° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:12:48 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bffs. Event ids that are associated: us2000bffs. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 07:12:48 / November 2, 2017 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 123 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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