A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000biya. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000biya. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:22:57 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 168.6868 East, latitude -21.5995 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 20:22:57 / November 5, 2017 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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