A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 290 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (180 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.51 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 15:45:31 / June 18, 2017 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009p97. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009p97. Exact location of event, depth 30.51 km, -176.9637° West, -16.6546° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:31 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 290 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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