A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 168.7194° East, latitude -21.6586° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:37 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bnur. Event ids that are associated: us2000bnur. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 02:35:37 / November 5, 2017 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 87 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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