A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Id of earthquake: us2000brgk. Event ids that are associated: at00ozo7f5, us2000brgk, pt17323001. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:09:04 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.66 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:09:04 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:09 pm. Exact location of event, depth 20.66 km, 168.5304° East, -21.5367° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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