A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Wednesday. Event id: us2000bkzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkzp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.7186° East, -21.7383° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 13:11:12 / October 31, 2017 @ 1:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:11:12 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 88 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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