A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The temblor was reported at 06:33:28 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 19:33:28 / November 19, 2017 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 168.4516° East, -21.5153° South, depth 18.51 km. Id of earthquake: us2000brja. Event ids that are associated: us2000brja. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.51 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine. Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 58 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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