A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000brh4. Event ids that are associated: us2000brh4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:08:06 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 168.5488° East, latitude -21.2058° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 16:08:06 / November 19, 2017 @ 4:08 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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