A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bn28. Id of event: us2000bn28. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 01:13:06 / November 14, 2017 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:13:06 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 168.7256 East, latitude -21.314 South, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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