A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (94 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 15:59:57 / November 1, 2017 @ 3:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:59:57 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.2901° East, -21.9755° South. Id of earthquake: us2000blix. Event ids that are associated: us2000blix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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