A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:11:59 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bqfn. Event ids that are associated: us2000bqfn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 08:11:59 / November 9, 2017 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.4926° East, -21.6403° South.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 63 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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