A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 114 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 21:30:26 / October 31, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:30:26 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bl02. Id of event: us2000bl02. Exact location, longitude 168.9684° East, latitude -21.7593° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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