A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.6161° East, -21.2146° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 02:20:55 / November 20, 2017 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:20:55 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000brnv. Unique identifier: us2000brnv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 84 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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