A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:05:44 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.05 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:44 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.69 East, latitude -21.5614 South, depth = 10.05 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bil9. Id of event: us2000bil9.
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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