A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 210 km S of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (130 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007lnc. Unique identifier: us10007lnc. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.0085° West, -15.1767° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 08:28:49 / December 21, 2016 @ 8:28 am. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:28:49 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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