A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 124 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (77 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bien. Event ids that are associated: us2000bien. The temblor was reported at 01:52:14 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 14:52:14 / November 4, 2017 @ 2:52 pm. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.0771 East, latitude -21.6721 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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