A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:43:22 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 19:43:22 / November 19, 2017 @ 7:43 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000brjk. Unique identifier: us2000brjk. Exact location, longitude 168.6554° East, latitude -21.6445° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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