A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 107 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (66 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bpav. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bpav. Exact location, longitude 168.878° East, latitude -21.839° South, depth = 7.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.89 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 23:32:37 / November 15, 2017 @ 11:32 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:32:37 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 107 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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