A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (75 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -178.7547° West, latitude -15.228° South, depth = 448.74 km. Unique identifier: us2000a5k2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5k2. The temblor was picked up at 06:26:35 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 18:26:35 / August 1, 2017 @ 6:26 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 448.74 km (279 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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