A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 117 km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia (73 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bkzz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkzz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:34:01 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 168.997 East, latitude -21.7634 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 19:34:01 / October 31, 2017 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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