A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 273 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (170 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2034 West, latitude -16.5864 South, depth = 406.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:13:49 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 23:13:49 / July 24, 2017 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us2000a255. Unique identifier: us2000a255. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 406.49 km (253 miles).
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. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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