A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 189 km SE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (117 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -175.0224 West, latitude -14.568 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 18:51:06 / November 20, 2017 @ 6:51 pm. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:51:06 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000brz0. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17324001, us2000brz0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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