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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Tadine in New Caledonia



Earthquake location -21.7316S, 168.9019WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (66 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.88 km, 168.9019° East, -21.7316° South. The temblor was detected at 12:36:13 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.88 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 01:36:13 / November 2, 2017 @ 1:36 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bfbj. Event ids that are associated: us2000bfbj.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 107 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 168.9019° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.7316° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km E 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 01:36:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-02 01:59:46 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 385 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 0.848 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us2000bfbj Id of event.
Event Code 2000bfbj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bfbj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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