A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 136 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (85 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 16:23:06 / November 1, 2017 @ 4:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:23:06 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 169.16 East, latitude -21.8606 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000bliz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bliz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 136 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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