A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 111 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 10:24:11 / November 5, 2017 @ 10:24 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:24:11 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bnv4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnv4. Exact location of earthquake, 168.9539° East, -21.6461° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 111 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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