A earthquake with magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 168.601 East, latitude -21.524 South, depth = 13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 09:25:50 / November 19, 2017 @ 9:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tadine in New Caledonia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:25:50 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: at00oznrj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oznrj1, pt17323000.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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