A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 109 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 168.9372° East, -21.6704° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000blkv. Unique identifier: us2000blkv. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 07:37:10 / November 2, 2017 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:37:10 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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