A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 115 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (71 miles). Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 09:27:42 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 9.53 km, 168.9732° East, -21.7761° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.53 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bic2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bic2. The temblor was detected at 20:27:42 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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