A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 09:03:19 / November 10, 2017 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000blbx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blbx. Exact location of earthquake, 168.5912° East, -21.5266° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:03:19 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine. Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 73 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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