A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 107 kilometers (66 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 168.8377° East, -21.9304° South, depth 4.17 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.17 km (3 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:23:06 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 20:23:06 / November 15, 2017 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bp4a. Unique identifier: us2000bp4a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 107 km (67 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 107 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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