A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 105 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 02:32:49 / November 1, 2017 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bljp. Unique identifier: us2000bljp. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.8728° East, -21.7826° South. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:32:49 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 105 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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