A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km S of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (126 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 04:58:05 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 16:58:05 / November 13, 2017 @ 4:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bsyg. Event ids that are associated: us2000bsyg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1755 West, latitude -15.1146 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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