A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Unique identifier: us2000brmf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brmf. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 23:24:47 / November 19, 2017 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.5467° East, -21.4374° South. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:47 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 69 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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