A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000bp9h. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bp9h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.93 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8995 East, latitude -21.8422 South, depth = 6.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:32:32 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 22:32:32 / November 15, 2017 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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