A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 17:49:39 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 06:49:39 / November 11, 2017 @ 6:49 am. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000brx2. Unique identifier: us2000brx2. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.774° East, -21.4598° South.
Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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