A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 142 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (88 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:56:10 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.659° West, latitude -15.4846° South, depth = 417.39 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 417.39 km (259 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blng. Id of event: us2000blng. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 18:56:10 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 142 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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