A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 140 km S of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (87 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:12:59 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 398.8 km (248 miles). Event id: us1000giq7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giq7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 14:12:59 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4008 West, latitude -15.5469 South, depth = 398.8 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km S of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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