A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tadine in New Caledonia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.1 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 02:59:38 / November 15, 2020 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000cpxl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cpxl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.6711 East, latitude -21.3864 South, depth = 17.1 km. The temblor was detected at 02:59:38 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadine (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tadine (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Caledonia (c. 216 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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: 83 km ENE of Tadine, New Caledonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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