A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.4769° East, -21.6961° South. Global time and date of event 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 20:07:11 / November 8, 2017 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bkhk. Event ids that are associated: us2000bkhk. The temblor was picked up at 07:07:11 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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