A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km WSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (80 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000dbwf. Event ids that are associated: us2000dbwf. The temblor was reported at 12:30:16 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 00:30:16 / March 4, 2018 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.335° West, -14.5711° South, depth 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km WSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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