A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 11:27:06 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:27:06 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 168.4966° East, latitude -21.4067° South, depth = 8.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.06 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000blu9. Event ids that are associated: us2000blu9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-five 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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