A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:23:36 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 14:23:36 / November 21, 2017 @ 2:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bsat. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsat. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.3782° East, -21.265° South.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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