A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 00:09:24 / November 20, 2017 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:09:24 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.7329° East, -21.4734° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000brnd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brnd.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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