A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (73 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 168.9971 East, latitude -21.7994 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 19:53:22 / November 1, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:22 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bljd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bljd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 118 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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