A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 182 km ESE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (113 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.5999 West, latitude -14.9234 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/15 / 2015-12-01 17:08:25 / December 1, 2015 @ 5:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100042gv. Unique identifier: us100042gv. The temblor was picked up at 05:08:25 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 seven 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: 182 km ESE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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