A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 101 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:27:29 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8554 East, latitude -21.6764 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 00:27:29 / November 1, 2017 @ 12:27 am. Id of earthquake: us2000blhh. Event ids that are associated: us2000blhh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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