A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 96 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia (60 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:36 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bna7. Event ids that are associated: us2000bna7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:29:36 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.8114° East, latitude -21.5087° South, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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