A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:58:52 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 168.6373 East, latitude -21.5677 South, depth = 12.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.24 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 21:58:52 / November 9, 2017 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bqge. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqge. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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