A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Id of earthquake: us2000bn3y. Event ids that are associated: us2000bn3y. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.06 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 05:25:11 / November 14, 2017 @ 5:25 am. Exact location of event, depth 19.06 km, 168.4792° East, -21.3282° South. The temblor was detected at 16:25:11 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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