A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.5135° East, latitude -21.3731° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:58:59 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 22:58:59 / November 19, 2017 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000brls. Event ids that are associated: us2000brls.
Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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