A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 08:16:37 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmvs. Unique identifier: us2000bmvs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.7845° East, -21.6129° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 21:16:37 / November 13, 2017 @ 9:16 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 93 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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