A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 172 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (107 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.4238° West, -15.6812° South, depth 397.05 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 12:31:55 / February 13, 2017 @ 12:31 pm. Unique identifier: us20008ji6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ji6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 397.05 km (247 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:31:55 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
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. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 172 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna.
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