A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Sigave in Wallis and Futuna on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008vm9. Unique identifier: us20008vm9. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4886 West, latitude -14.9941 South, depth = 408.44 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 408.44 km (254 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 11:38:24 / March 22, 2017 @ 11:38 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:38:24 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alo, Sigavé (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Wallis and Futuna (c. 16 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Sigavé (c. 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Alo (c. 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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