A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 157 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (98 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:59:22 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i7u. Id of event: us20008i7u. Exact location of event, depth 397.17 km, -177.5953° West, -15.6094° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 23:59:22 / January 23, 2017 @ 11:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 397.17 km (247 miles).
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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 157 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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