A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (73 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 00:24:30 / November 3, 2017 @ 12:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bmmy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmmy. Exact location of event, longitude 169.0157 East, latitude -21.6864 South, depth = 10.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.26 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:24:30 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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