A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000brmn. Unique identifier: us2000brmn. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 23:32:39 / November 19, 2017 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 168.7675° East, -21.53° South, depth 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:32:39 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 91 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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