A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.4362 East, latitude -21.4046 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bus2. Unique identifier: us2000bus2. The temblor was picked up at 18:54:23 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 07:54:23 / November 27, 2017 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine. Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 59 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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