A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:17:51 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bilf. Event ids that are associated: us2000bilf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 168.7191° East, latitude -21.5554° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:17:51 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter).
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). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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