A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:44 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006q21. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006q21. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 05:18:44 / December 11, 2019 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.04 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.2328 East, latitude -21.1767 South, depth = 29.04 km.
Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km NE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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