A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Event id: us2000bism. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bism. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.6619° East, latitude -21.638° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 07:19:11 / November 5, 2017 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:11 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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