A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bjp9. Unique identifier: us2000bjp9. The temblor was reported at 15:27:45 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.5485° East, -21.4618° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 04:27:45 / November 7, 2017 @ 4:27 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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