A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 298 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (185 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4356° West, latitude -16.9067° South, depth = 34.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.4 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003pfg. Event ids that are associated: us10003pfg. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:08:59 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 23:08:59 / October 17, 2015 @ 11:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 298 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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