A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Monday. The temblor was detected at 02:48:16 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 168.6354 East, latitude -21.5718 South, depth = 14.15 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvh3. Unique identifier: us2000bvh3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.15 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:48:16 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 77 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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