A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The temblor was detected at 22:36:00 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnv8. Id of event: us2000bnv8. Exact location of event, longitude 168.7794 East, latitude -21.5014 South, depth = 10.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.03 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 11:36:00 / November 5, 2017 @ 11:36 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 92 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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