A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 01:42:07 / November 11, 2017 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000brwv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brwv. The temblor was picked up at 12:42:07 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 168.6905° East, -21.4981° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tadine (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-six 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.
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