A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:01:01 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 168.6136° East, -21.6322° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000brkr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brkr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 22:01:01 / November 19, 2017 @ 10:01 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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