A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 07:29:36 / November 14, 2017 @ 7:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bthp. Unique identifier: us2000bthp. Exact location, longitude 168.6839° East, latitude -21.6168° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:36 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 83 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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