A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 245 km SSE of Atuona, French Polynesia (152 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -138.4442 West, latitude -11.942 South, depth = 15.62 km. Id of earthquake: us2000augr. Event ids that are associated: us2000augr. 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 15.62 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 18:32:11 / September 23, 2017 @ 6:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:32:11 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 245 km SSE of Atuona, French Polynesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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