A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 02:19:50 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 168.5748° East, latitude -21.5306° South, depth = 6.04 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 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:19:50 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bvhi. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvhi. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.04 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (44 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 71 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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