A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 13:35:06 / November 13, 2017 @ 1:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.6726 East, latitude -21.5954 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmlm. Unique identifier: us2000bmlm. The temblor was picked up at 00:35:06 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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