A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (75 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:09:48 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.0226 East, latitude -21.7649 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 07:09:48 / November 3, 2017 @ 7:09 am. Event id: us2000bhk6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhk6. 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 five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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