A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (69 miles) on Friday. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:30 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.2 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.932 East, latitude -21.7692 South, depth = 12.2 km. Global time and date of event 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 16:53:30 / November 2, 2017 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bfrg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bfrg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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