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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Tadine in New Caledonia



Earthquake location -21.314S, 168.7256WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 168.7256° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.314° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-14 01:13:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-14 01:55:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.668 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bn28 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bn28 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bn28, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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