A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.6383° East, latitude -21.7002° South, depth = 11.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Event id: us2000bvh2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bvh2. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:24 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:50:24 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine. Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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