A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Samoa Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 17:57:52 / February 24, 2017 @ 5:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086sw. Id of event: us100086sw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.4131° West, -14.7439° South. The temblor was reported at 17:57:52 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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