A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (76 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.25 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000blli. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blli. Exact location, longitude 169.0249° East, latitude -21.8297° South, depth = 10.25 km. The temblor was reported at 10:42:33 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 23:42:33 / November 2, 2017 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 122 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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