A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (88 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 01:10:30 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2477 East, latitude -21.5697 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 14:10:30 / October 31, 2017 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bkyn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkyn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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