A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 23:24:35 / November 10, 2017 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.7329° East, -21.3543° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:35 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000bqhz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqhz.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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