A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 163 km SE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (101 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:51:04 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17324001. Id of event: pt17324001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.136 West, latitude -14.36 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 18:51:04 / November 20, 2017 @ 6:51 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 163 km SE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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