A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 118 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (73 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.9764 East, latitude -21.8638 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 16:51:30 / November 2, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000bfpp. Event ids that are associated: us2000bfpp. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:30 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 118 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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