A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Event id: us2000bvh1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bvh1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:17:01 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 168.6° East, -21.4391° South, depth 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:17:01 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). 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.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 75 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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