A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 20:50:10 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnv1. Unique identifier: us2000bnv1. Exact location of event, depth 25.61 km, 168.5078° East, -21.4806° South. 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 25.61 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 09:50:10 / November 5, 2017 @ 9:50 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 65 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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