A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The temblor was reported at 12:16:07 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blva. Id of event: us2000blva. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 01:16:07 / November 11, 2017 @ 1:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.5847° East, -21.5194° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 72 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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