A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 193 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (120 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088wf. Unique identifier: us100088wf. The temblor was reported at 03:03:44 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 15:03:44 / March 14, 2017 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.63 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.1374 West, latitude -15.7329 South, depth = 40.63 km.
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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