A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:55 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 10:48:55 / November 19, 2017 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.63 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 168.4634° East, -21.4312° South, depth 24.63 km. Event id: us2000brde. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brde.
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. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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