A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 02:12:05 / November 11, 2017 @ 2:12 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blvv. Id of event: us2000blvv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.98 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:12:05 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 168.5774° East, -21.4989° South, depth 13.98 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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