A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km S of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (85 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 10:46:21 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 399.02 km (248 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1018 West, latitude -15.536 South, depth = 399.02 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 22:46:21 / November 27, 2017 @ 10:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bv6c. Id of event: us2000bv6c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km S of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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