A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 109 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bp1k. Event ids that are associated: us2000bp1k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.03 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 18:37:02 / November 15, 2017 @ 6:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:37:02 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 168.8827° East, latitude -21.883° South, depth = 10.03 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 109 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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