A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.11 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 168.746 East, latitude -21.9061 South, depth = 4.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 14:56:02 / November 19, 2017 @ 2:56 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000bvgz. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvgz. The temblor was picked up at 01:56:02 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 97 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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