A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.5048 East, latitude -21.6593 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqhx. Id of event: us2000bqhx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 21:25:15 / November 10, 2017 @ 9:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:25:15 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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