A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.99 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 07:54:42 / November 8, 2017 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bk9j. Unique identifier: us2000bk9j. Exact location, longitude 168.5309° East, latitude -21.6729° South, depth = 10.99 km. The temblor was reported at 18:54:42 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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