A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (87 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 169.2363° East, -21.6077° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000bifd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bifd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 15:18:59 / November 4, 2017 @ 3:18 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:18:59 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 140 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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