A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 108 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (67 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003r16. Event ids that are associated: us10003r16. Global time and date of event 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 16:47:23 / October 23, 2015 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 432.48 km (269 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:47:23 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9136° West, -15.2451° South, depth 432.48 km.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 108 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna.
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