A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 183 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (114 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 428.73 km (266 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n7l. Id of event: us10003n7l. Exact location of event, longitude -177.2301 West, latitude -15.6895 South, depth = 428.73 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:38 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 04:14:38 / October 13, 2015 @ 4:14 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 183 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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