A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 273 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (170 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 403.93 km (251 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 13:56:32 / February 6, 2017 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008kic. Event ids that are associated: us20008kic. The temblor was reported at 01:56:32 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.5807° West, latitude -16.2345° South, depth = 403.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 273 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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