A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 109 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.84 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:10:15 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bp61. Unique identifier: us2000bp61. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8735 East, latitude -21.8909 South, depth = 9.84 km. Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 21:10:15 / November 15, 2017 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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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