A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 107 kilometers (66 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000big3. Unique identifier: us2000big3. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:29 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 15:58:29 / November 4, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.9098° East, -21.7031° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 107 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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