A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location, longitude 168.7568° East, latitude -21.5501° South, depth = 14.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.78 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:43:13 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:43:13 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bim4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bim4.
Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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