A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (64 miles) on Friday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:37:05 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 23:37:05 / January 22, 2016 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 362.39 km (225 miles). Unique identifier: us20004v2x. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004v2x. Exact location, longitude -177.4449° West, latitude -14.9195° South, depth = 362.39 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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