A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bile. Id of event: us2000bile. Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:08:24 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 168.7048° East, latitude -21.5939° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:08:24 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 85 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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