A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location, longitude 168.7385° East, latitude -21.7898° South, depth = 4.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:49:58 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000brl0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brl0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.52 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 21:49:58 / November 19, 2017 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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