A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 191 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (119 miles). Event id: us2000aclr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aclr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 19:51:10 / August 28, 2017 @ 7:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.4969° West, -15.8999° South, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:51:10 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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