A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 97 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (60 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 23:17:47 / August 27, 2017 @ 11:17 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 377.74 km (235 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:47 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000acca. Event ids that are associated: us2000acca. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8185 West, latitude -15.1093 South, depth = 377.74 km.
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 sixteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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