A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 97 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 168.8094° East, -21.7292° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:17:25 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bljt. Id of event: us2000bljt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 00:17:25 / November 1, 2017 @ 12:17 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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