A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 129 km S of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (80 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:15:13 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 393.2 km (244 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1537° West, -15.472° South, depth 393.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 15:15:13 / November 27, 2017 @ 3:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000buw8. Id of event: us2000buw8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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