A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 101 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (63 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:18:37 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.8534° East, -21.647° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqd8. Id of event: us2000bqd8. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 15:18:37 / November 17, 2017 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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