A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:45:12 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000btjy. Event ids that are associated: us2000btjy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.45 km, 168.2791° East, -21.1498° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.45 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 15:45:12 / November 23, 2017 @ 3:45 pm.
Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, 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 struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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