A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Id of earthquake: us2000bntk. Event ids that are associated: us2000bntk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 168.8153 East, latitude -21.9018 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:23:20 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 08:23:20 / November 15, 2017 @ 8:23 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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