A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km S of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (105 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 22:10:16 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -175.9088 West, latitude -14.7917 South, depth = 291.12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 10:10:16 / April 10, 2018 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 291.12 km (181 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000dxfd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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