A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (174 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.08 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lel. Unique identifier: us20008lel. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5078 West, latitude -16.7549 South, depth = 94.08 km. The temblor was detected at 01:01:59 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 13:01:59 / February 10, 2017 @ 1:01 pm.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 280 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna.
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