A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia (76 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 168.5835 East, latitude -20.653 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000bqgu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqgu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 00:48:25 / November 10, 2017 @ 12:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:25 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 123 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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