A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (63 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 02:26:48 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bvhj. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvhj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.69 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:26:48 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 168.8697 East, latitude -21.5153 South, depth = 8.69 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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