A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4794 West, latitude -15.2151 South, depth = 393.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 393.88 km (245 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:27:56 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tb3. Unique identifier: us10008tb3. Global time and date of event 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 08:27:56 / May 11, 2017 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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