A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (62 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bikl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bikl. Exact location of event, longitude 168.8453 East, latitude -21.427 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 19:53:26 / November 4, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:53:26 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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