A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 144 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (89 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 09:28:55 / November 1, 2017 @ 9:28 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:28:55 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.2039° East, -21.9781° South. Unique identifier: us1000azrq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000azrq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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