A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Monday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000brlf. Event ids that are associated: at00ozosgj, us2000brlf, pt17323002. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 168.6398° East, latitude -21.3265° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 09:43:29 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 22:43:29 / November 19, 2017 @ 10:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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