A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. Exact location, longitude 168.6414° East, latitude -21.3145° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:28 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvh4. Unique identifier: us2000bvh4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 15:41:28 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Close 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 82 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia.
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