A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 245 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (152 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 14:42:10 / March 4, 2018 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:42:10 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d3ww. Unique identifier: us1000d3ww. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3017 West, latitude -15.5859 South, depth = 35 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 245 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna.
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